Gearing up for Kindergarten

Gearing up for Kindergarten: A School Readiness and Parent Education Program

Classes are free and childcare is also provided for free of charge! 

Gearing Up for Kindergarten is a parent and family education program supporting child development, school readiness and healthy parenting. Gearing Up for Kindergarten combines preschool learning activities for children as well as educational opportunities for parents.

Entering kindergarten is a major transition in the life of a child and his or her parents. Kids need to be ready for school; this program prepares parents and preschoolers for entry into elementary school and sets the stage for success in school.

The program includes:

-Classroom environment with parent, teacher, and preschooler.

-Preschooler works on social skills (sharing, taking turns and not interrupting, vocabulary, etc.)

-Parent education on the importance of reading, children’s developmental stages, and age appropriate activities to make and take home weekly.

-Great materials on the importance of the parent role in children’s school success.

Sign up TODAY – space is limited for our 10 week sessions starting October 2012

For more information and to register please call the Parent Information Center (PIC) at 701-787-4216 or email pic@gfschools.org to get the registration form.

You can also visit us on FACEBOOK!

 

 

 

 

 

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