Gearing Up for Kindergarten
Gearing Up for Kindergarten is a parent and family education program supporting child development, school readiness and healthy parenting. Gearing Up for Kindergarten combines preschool learning activities for children as well as educational opportunities for parents.
All students registered for kindergarten this coming school year and current Oak Grove Pre-K students that meet kindergarten entrance dates are invited to please join us for Gearing Up. Your child can be joined by any adult that will be a part of their school success. Return your completed registration form to the Elementary Office no later than March 6.
Gearing Up sessions will run on Thursday’s from 6:00-7:30pm on the following dates:
Classes are FREE – FREE childcare is also provided with registration
Book Resource Links for parents
NDSU Parenting Resource Center
Read Aloud to your children
Dr. Marily Jager Adams
Dr Marilyn Jager Adams
Activities for early phonemic awareness
Read Aloud: Importance of doing this
“How Much is Too Much?” By Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft
"Pick Up Your Socks"…and Other Skills Growing Children Need! By Elizabeth Crary
"Common Sense Media"
"Top 10 Tips for Tech Healthy Kids"
"Why Counting Screen Time Minutes Isn't An Educational Strategy"
Steps for Raising a Well Adjusted Kid
While this article focuses on 18 months to 3 years, it has great ideas for us to use with all young children!
Struggling with Power Struggles? Here are some ideas: