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Summary: Open the book and you'll learn the skills your child needs to develop during Kindergarten. Turn the pages and you'll find opportunities to engage your child in learning. This is a workbook for preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, interactive reading
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 6; read yourself: na
Interest Level: 4 to 7
Age of Child: Started reading with 4½-year-old child.
Young Reader Reaction: Our preschooler loves the idea of being able to write in a book. S/He has come back to the material several times. Our child instantly claimed some favorite pages, which are the things s/he is most comfortable with.
Adult Reader Reaction: The format is exceptional (though our dry-erase markers leave lots of dust). The parental tips and ideas at the bottom are most helpful.
Pros: The book is a re-usable workbook. The pages offer the target audience the opportunity to show off what they do know and parents a chance to push learning forward in a fun, engaging way.
Borrow or Buy: Buy! If you have a preschooler preparing for Kindergarten or a new Kindergartner, you will want this book.