Making the transition into kindergarten is a significant and exciting milestone in young children's lives. With proper coordination and planning, it can be a smooth process, benefiting children, families, and schools. Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten? provides information and practical advice to help you help children and their families prepare for the transition and then successfully begin kindergarten. Helpful activities, reproducible checklists and handouts, and planning templates are included. Age Focus: 4-5.
Ang le Sancho Passe is a consultant and writer in early education with more than thirty years of experience. Her work focuses on early literacy, school readiness, and the transition to kindergarten. Ang le teaches at the University of Minnesota and at the Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network. She is co-president of Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children.