Hirsch, What Your Kindergartener Needs to Know

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Designed for use by parents and teachers, this groundbreaking first volume in the Core Knowledge Series provides kindergartners with the fundamentals they need to prepare them for a lifetime of learning. It sets out the elements a parent or educator should look for in a good kindergarten program and introduces activities that help a child take the first steps in learning to read and write. Featuring a new Introduction and filled with age-appropriate questions and suggestions that stimulate thinking and build vocabulary, this revised and updated edition of What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know also includes

  • Favorite poems–read and recite together from Mother Goose, A. A. Milne, Langston Hughes, and more, all beautifully illustrated
  • Beloved stories and fables–read aloud from “The Three Little Pigs,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “Cinderella,” Winnie-the-Pooh, “The Velveteen Rabbit,” and many more, including multicultural folktales from African, Japanese, and Native American traditions
  • Familiar sayings and phrases–impart traditional wisdom such as “Where there’s a will, there’s a way” and “Better safe than sorry”
  • History and geography–a friendly introduction to our world, complete with simple questions and fun activities
  • Visual arts–painting, drawing, cutting, and pasting go hand in hand with learning about color and helping a child look at and talk about great works of art
  • Music–many musical experiences for parents and children to participate in, along with dozens of songs to sing and dance to
  • Math–lively and interesting exposure to concepts and operations that provide a springboard to later mastery
  • Science–activities that let children observe, experience, and get their hands dirty while exploring the wonders of nature
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Weight2.55 lbs
Dimensions9.0 × 7.3 × 1.0 in
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