start learning next year (at Prep). This is hard for me to hear as I know that
Kindy is where they learn the foundations for so many skills. One of the most
important skills are social skills - teaching the children how to share,
manners, how to interact with others. These are important skills to learn as no
one wants to engage with an adult who doesn't know how to share or speak with
I also receive questions such as 'when are they going to learn to write?'. At Kindy we are building up the foundations for their early writing skills. This is why we use playdough all the time. Here is an article about why playdough is so important and ideas on what you can do at home to help your child. http://destinationkindergarten.blogspot.com.au/2010/10/can-play-dough-help-my-child-be-better.html
I hope you took the time to read this article as it truly explains a part of what we are doing at Kindy and why this is such an important year of their schooling.