Explore this tip sheet to find questions to engage families about kindergarten readiness. Learn about suggested actions health services staff may take to help children transition to kindergarten.
Health connects to school readiness long before a child enters school. Healthy development continues to support learning throughout childhood and later life. "Health in the earliest years—actually beginning with the future mother's health before she becomes pregnant—lays the groundwork for a lifetime of well-being…"
In this News You Can Use, explore some vignettes about physical development and health as they relate to school readiness goals. Early Head Start staff may use this resource when program planning.