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  • Writer's pictureAmba Brown

How do you know when your child is ready for school? For Parents with babies

Starting school

How do you know when your child is ready for school? Why on earth do you need to make a decision like this now? Why should this even be a topic in a baby podcast?

Parents of babies do need to think about starting school years before they're ready for a few reasons. There's a whole lot of family planning that will centre on when your children start school. Three year old preschool programs often have waiting lists. your preferred school might need notice that you've got a child ready to attend in a few years and you'll want to give your child the very best start without pushing them too soon, or holding them back too much.

Timing is everything for starting school and in this week's Babytalk podcast we will meet specialist educator and mother Karen Senior. Karen tells us about the skills your child really needs to start school. How you can help your children develop school ready skills and how to make a good guess about when your child is ready to start school.

... Listen via the full and original article HERE >

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