Preparing for Preschool

Is your kid ready for preschool? Here's how to prepare your toddler for his time away and how to ease the adjustment. Here you'll learn what to consider if your preschooler isn't potty trained, still needs a mid-day nap, and other things you haven't even considered.

Before Starting Preschool: What Your Kids Should Know

Potty training isn't the only skill your child may need to know before heading to preschool. Here are a few important things you should consider before committing to a preschool.

How to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Starting preschool is a big step for a child, and parents can play an essential role in preparing their little one for this new experience. Here are a few simple strategies to ensure a smooth transition.

The 6 Myths of Early Childhood Education

Preschool and other early childhood education programs -- here, we factcheck the biggest misconceptions about them.

Quiz: Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

Whether to enroll your child in preschool can be a big decision. How can you tell if your child is ready for her first day of school? Take our quiz and find out!

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3 Reasons Universal Preschool Is Valuable

An education expert and Parents advisor explains how the president's goal to bring universal pre-K to every state can benefit children.

6 Types of Preschool Programs

Reggio Emilia, Montessori, Waldorf -- the preschool options seem endless. How will you ever be able to choose a program that is a good match for your child? Read on for information about a broad range of preschool philosophies and programs.

4 Little Lessons Kids Need Before Starting School

Before your child starts preschool or kindergarten, be sure he's schooled in these basics.

Must-Have Supplies for the First Day of School

We asked Jan Harp Domene, national president of the PTA, to explain what stuff your little student really needs to bring on the first day of school.

Expert Q+A: Are We Ready for Preschool?

Preschool anxieties: Yours and your child's.

Tips for Teaching Math to Pre-K Kids

Your adorable preschooler is just starting to learn about math. Watch how to help her learn the basics.

How to Prepare Your Child For Preschool

The first day of preschool can be overwhelming. Make the transition to school easier by working on your munchkin's social and learning skills before he sets foot in the classroom.

Preparing Your Child for Preschool

You don't need to buy flash cards to get your child ready for the classroom. These are the skills she really needs to succeed.

Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

Get your toddler engaged and ready for higher learning with these do-at-home activities.

3 Things to Help Kids Read

Reading is an important life skill, and young children need a lot of practice in and out of the classroom. Learn what 3 things parents should do in order to help their kids read.

The Coolest Preschool Supplies

The best back-to-school gear and clothing for little learners.

Get Your Toddler Ready to Go Back to School

These summertime activities will help your little one get ready for the first day.

What Your Child Will Learn in Preschool

Preschool allows your child to practice her interpersonal skills and learn in a variety of ways. She'll spend most of her day playing and doing activities.

Before Your Child Starts Reading...

Learning to read is a huge life lesson. Before your child starts to tackle this skill, here's what you should know.

Choosing the Right Preschool

When it comes to choosing the right preschool, it is important to do your research. The right school will set your kid up for success and keep her safe and happy.

Easing Preschool Jitters

Leaving your child for the first time -- or even the second or third time -- in a room full of strangers is bound to trigger separation anxiety. Here's what you can do to help her feel more at ease.

Curing a Sugar Junkie

Three-year-old Sam lives for sweets and treats. What can I do to break his addiction?