Self-help and social skills ...a few examples
 
Before children start school, it would help if they could...
 
Understand that in school, children are expected to do what teachers ask.


Be comfortable away from their parent      
or caregiver, and with new adults      
and children.      
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Play with other children
without having a lot of fights.

Take off and put on their outer clothes
by themselves

like jackets    
and sweaters    
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook
 
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Part 1, "The Before-School Checklist"