Getting Ready for Preschool

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Reviewed: 2017

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Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool
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This article advises parents to make a careful decision in choosing a preschool for their child and familiarize the child with the setting ahead of time to minimize problems. (Also in Spanish)

Preparing Your Child for Preschool
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Easing Into Preschool
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Helping Your Preschool Child
This online booklet from the U.S. Department of Education includes suggested learning activities for children from birth through age five. (Also available in Spanish.)