ERIC Number: ED124883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Four to Get Ready--Five to Go: Parent Guide for Preschool Children.
Waukesha Public Schools, WI.
Suggested ways in which parents can prepare their children for academic success before formal schooling begins are listed in this guide. Part 1 contains ideas for language development in the areas of speaking, listening, vocabulary development, and recall. Part 2 contains suggestions for activities that will promote social development and emotional development. Part 3 contains a variety of ideas for developing visual discrimination skills. Activities include ball on a string, finger jumps, bean bag toss, scribble time, and trace a shape. Suggestions for developing the sense of touch, including soap gloves, play dough, and newspaper crush are mentioned in Part 4. Auditory discrimination activities are listed in Part 5, "Developing the Ability to Differentiate between Sounds." Part 6 deals with developing the sense of numbers; Part 7 deals with body parts and movement; Part 8 is a guide to watching television; and Part 9 is a listing of intellectual, social, emotional and physical needs. Part 10 is an annotated list of books about children for parents. (MKM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Waukesha Public Schools, WI.