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Helping your child get ready for Kindergarten

Starting kindergarten is an exciting milestone for a child ? and a child?s parents! The first day at school can be somewhat bittersweet for parents. On one hand, it?s great to see your baby growing up, but on the other hand ? your baby is growing up so fast!

Whether you are feeling ready for it or not, there are things you can do to help your child be ready for the first day in kindergarten. Here are some tips from ManitobaParentZone.

Looking for more information about getting your child ready for school? Here are more links with great tips to help you prepare your child for kindergarten:

Healthy Child Manitoba: Getting Ready for School: A Parent?s Guide ? Whether your little one is starting school this fall, or further down the road, this guide from Healthy Child Manitoba is full of helpful tips to get you started.

Durham Region Health Department: 1, 2, 3 Get Set for Kindergarten ? This wonderful handout has information on almost anything a parent could wonder before their child starts school. What skills does your child need? What if my child has a vision problem? How much sleep does my kindergarten child need? The answer to these questions and more can be found here.  

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