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Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten:
6 Early Learning Skills

Print Awareness

Noticing printed words everywhere and knowing how to handle a book.

An early learning skill your child needs for school success.

  • Point to print everywhere in your environment and read it aloud.
  • Point to the words on a page as you read a book.
  • Let your child turn the pages of the book.
  • Read menus, catalogs and newspapers aloud so your child knows they are a source of information.

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