In Part 1, we asked the question ‘how do you know your child is ready for Prep?’ Kate and Christine helped us understand three key developmental areas we need to consider when thinking about our child’s readiness for Prep. These are:
- Communication – Speech and language skills to be able to communicate with their teachers and peers.
- Pre writing skills - the skills children acquire through participating in activities such as drawing, construction, craft and other fiddly tasks.
- Independence – tasks that children need to be able to do independently in the classroom.
In understanding the specifics of these 3 key areas and thinking about your own child’s current level of development, Kate & Christine have suggested a number of things you can do to improve your child’s readiness for Prep. Here are their top 5 tips: Continue reading