The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

April 11, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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5 activities to get active boys and girls ready for kindergarten

If you have an active preschooler, getting your child ready for kindergarten with workbooks and seatwork can be a challenge. Here are some fun activities and games to help your child learn important kindergarten readiness skills—without sitting down! Musical Letters … Continue reading

July 1, 2015
by Evan-Moor

The ONE Thing You Should Do to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

This simple advice on kindergarten readiness comes from a kindergarten teacher: “Of all the activities to get your child ready for kindergarten, the single most important thing you can do is to READ!” Modeling reading and reading with your child … Continue reading

June 11, 2015
by Evan-Moor

The ABCs of Kindergarten Success: Ways to Help Your Child Learn the Alphabet

A child’s academic success may very well begin with learning the ABCs. As years of studies have concluded, “The cognitive skills children demonstrate at kindergarten entry can potentially shape their early school experience.” (Sameroff and Haith, 1996) Recognizing and naming … Continue reading