Watch this video to learn about Head Start parents' hopes for their children as they prepare for kindergarten. Explore research-based strategies to build stability and consistency for children and families.
Smooth transitions to kindergarten depend on strong partnerships. Find ways to use these materials to help organize and carry out a successful local transition summit.
Learn about the four points of connection necessary in the transition process. Discover the six steps to planning for the transition and success stories from the field.
Discover a list of specific, research-based activities that educators can implement during the transition to Kindergarten process. They focus on ways to foster the four key points of connection with the child's receiving school.
Review a list of resources—including practical guides, special topics, and research— that offer support to families during the kindergarten transition process
Explore this list of children’s books about the kindergarten transition. Find stories to increase children’s comfort with their new learning setting.