ABC's of Kindergarten

Ask your child about his or her school day.

   Begin your child’s day with a healthy breakfast with protein, carbohydrates, & fat.

Congratulate your child for doing well.

Discuss homework with your child.
Encourage your child to read.

Find a quiet place for your child to study.
Give you child responsibilities.

Hug your child to build self-worth.

Include your child in making simple family decisions.

Join a library with your child.

Keep your child on a schedule that includes exercise and sleep.

Limit television viewing by selecting programs with your child.

Make the time you spend with your child special.

Notice and discuss changes in your child’s behavior.

Offer to help in your child’s classroom and school.

Provide your child with good role models.

Question the activities your child participates in with friends.

Respect your child’s right to have opinions different than yours.

Share an interest of hobby with your child.

Take time to listen to your child.

Urge your child to say “NO!” when he or she is in an uncomfortable situation.

Visit places of interest with your child.

Work with your child to establish rules of behavior.

Xerox and save records or articles that benefit your child.

Yield results by encouraging your child to do better.

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