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    Get Ready for K through PLAY

    A group of bloggers and educators sharing ideas and fun ways to get your child ready for Kindergarten. We are focusing on play, hands-on fun and engaging activities that will develop language, self-help skills, foster independence, encourage reading/writing/math, thinking skills and socialization.

    Get Ready for K through PLAY

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    10 Ways to Ease Kindergarten or First Day of School Anxiety - check out idea of comfort object, maybe something felt that will fit in pocket like a small puffy felt heart.

    10 Ways to Ease Kindergarten or First Day of School Anxiety

    Easing Back to School Jitters: DIY Heart Stamp

    Kindergarten Readiness: What Your Child REALLY Needs to Be Ready

    Kids Books about Starting Kindergarten!

    Farm Animal Dot to Dots - Free Printable

    Bottle Cap Hundred Chart: Loose Parts Math on the Light Table from Still Playing School

    Early reading activity - play with a Magic E!

    Getting ready for school through play - 4 simple recipes to make at home that will help your child develop fine motor skills essential for writing

    Preparing for school- letters in the air helping children review letter knowledge through a fun active game as part of the Getting Ready for K through play series

    Mom blog: 15 Ideas for Summer Learning at Home

    10 Books That Inspire Kids to Write (+ writing paper printables)

    Kindergarten Activity Exploring Positional Words

    Chalk Letters having fun with letter names and phonics

    Letter recognition flowers - help preschoolers learn their letters with this DIY summer flower garden to work on letter recognition skills

    Learning how to tie a shoelace

    Nonfiction book scavenger hunt - a fun way to introduce preschoolers and kindergarten children to the parts of a nonfiction book

    LEGO challenges for Summer! 9 free printable challenges!

    Play with word families by building "Cat in the Hat" hats

    25+ Move and Learn Activities for Kindergarten and Primary School Kids! Why should the little kids have all the fun Here are some FUN and active ways big kids can practice reading, sight word and math skills.

    3 Independent Skills {you may not even realize} Your Child Needs for Kindergarten

    What is visual memory and why is it necessary for development of functional skills like handwriting and reading? Tips and activities from to work on visual memory in kids and adults

    These 8 awesome activities for your 5-year-old are sure to keep them entertained! Plus, they might learn a thing or two while they're at it!

    5 LEGO Math activities - fun way to practice math skills this summer!

    Virtual Book Club Summer Camp 2015 - Register Now for 3 weeks of book based activities for your kids