“How do children become ready for school? It starts at birth, with the support of parents and caregivers, when young children acquire the social and emotional skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in school and in life.”
So how can parents and caregivers help set children up for school success? The latest Ready to Learn post on the website, ZeroToThree.org does an excellent job outlining the following 5 basic themes for supporting school readiness:
- its all about relationships
- everyday experiences shape early learning
- the importance of play
- what a school-ready child looks like
Check out the link to ZeroToThree.org for more details about ways to support your child’s school readiness from the first days of life.