Tips for Families

Use your child's name and point out the link between letters and sounds. Say, "John, the word jump begins with the same sound as your name. John, jump. And they both begin with the same letter, J."

Tips for Teachers

Introduce children to the books by Eric Carle. Visit his web site for lesson plan ideas. http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html

Welcome to the PEAK web site

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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