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by snickelfritz
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:59 am
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: 4-year-olds - Ready for MFK, but then what to do in future
Replies: 19
Views: 13247

This is a bit rambly....but it gets to a point. I was lying in bed last night with a jumble of thoughts in my head (anyone say candy overload!!). I started thinking about my own schooling. In the 4th grade, we had a free choice book report. For whatever reason, I decided that I wanted to do it over ...
by snickelfritz
Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: 4-year-olds - Ready for MFK, but then what to do in future
Replies: 19
Views: 13247

A warm cocoa sounds lovely. Can I just throw in that I am an ex-teacher (Algebra, pre-algebra, science, nature studies)? I'm not sure I can get past doing school without LESSON PLANS!!!!!!! :) Thank you all for your different suggestions. I think I am off to re-read some Beechick and then to call an...
by snickelfritz
Tue Oct 31, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: 4-year-olds - Ready for MFK, but then what to do in future
Replies: 19
Views: 13247

Looking at the preK program, she has already mastered numbers to 10 (not writing, but knows them by sight and can solidly count to about 20). She also knows her letters, asks about starting sounds, & tries to write many of them with a pencil. She's got the "straight" letters down pretty well, but le...
by snickelfritz
Wed Oct 25, 2006 5:20 am
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: Lauri Toys - Safety, Contact Info
Replies: 4
Views: 6320

Thanks for the info.

I hadn't found the text info, but that was kind of what I gathered from the pictures. It seems like it would be beneficial to add on a few of the toddler items.
by snickelfritz
Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Schedule - Kindergarten can be spread 2 years, BUT many wait
Replies: 67
Views: 22015

Thanks ladies!! I'm convinced. Based on the info provided, and since she already loves writing with a pencil, I think she'll be ready for K by next year at age 4. I had been considering (and probably will) buying both the preschool and the K program. That way, I can slow the K down.....and just add ...