71 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten.This is an excellent list of standards to keep in mind as you prepare your child for kindergarten. These are also good clear goals for a pre-k teacher to work toward with his or her students.
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Summer Word Jar (Plus Tips and Ideas) by What Do We Do All Day? Expand kids' vocabulary in a fun and engaging way - with a word jar! This is SO clever. Great idea for anyone wanting to expand their vocabulary, too!
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Sight words (how many can you read? How high can you build your tower?) or sentence building. Can also use for simple sentence structure, pile of nouns/verbs/adj to combine Something to do with the old lego blocks!