Tips for Families

Help your child develop an interest in writing by putting your child's name on a drawing; making and signing a card; making a grocery list or writing messages to people. To help your child succeed you can: add simple pictures to the words or take a product with a big label and have your child copy words from the label.

Tips for Teachers

Clap a rhythmic pattern. Have children imitate the pattern. Continue adding other actions for the children to imitate. Add snapping, drumming, stomping, and tongue clicking.

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www.peakblog.orgThe Pottstown Early Action for Kindergarten Readiness (PEAK) initiative was created to improve the readiness of children entering kindergarten and to engage and impact families of young children. PEAK focuses on five inter-related strategies of community outreach, family engagement, quality improvement, health/wellness and kindergarten transition and works with a variety of community partners to achieve positive change in Pottstown. The PEAK initiative is funded through Pennsylvania-Pre-K Counts, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation, W. K. Kellogg Foundation and other grants/donations.

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