How Do I know if My Child Is Ready for Kindergarten? Parent Guide #1
Michigan allows a child who is five years old on or before December 1 to sign up for kindergarten.
New people and children help your child learn and grow.
All children need time to talk about what they are doing with adults and other children.
Kindergarten can help parents help their children at home.
The following website gives more information about kindergarten enrollment age and alternative kindergarten programs: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-5234_6809-48211--00.html.
Every child wants to feel safe and ready to succeed in school. Your family is the most important part in supporting your child to achieve this. Parent involvement improves your child’s school success. It also helps your child feel good about himself or herself. Family support helps encourage them to learn.
1. Work with families and neighborhoods so children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.
2. Must be ready to teach children who come to school with different experiences of learning.
3. Teach the material children need to learn for that grade level.
All young children can learn if they are given proper material, encouragement and family support.