Resources & Links for IMAN and Kid’s Town

1. Learn more about school readiness and how you can help prepare your child for Kindergarten.
www.readyatfive.org/

2. Utilize the “Handwriting without Tears” program with occupational therapist Beth Herndon to improve your child’s writing skills.
writebeforeschool.com/

3. Explore suggestions for improving reading levels and ensuring your child is adequately prepared to enter elementary school.
www2.ed.gov/parents/read/resources/edpicks.jhtml

4. Explore growth and development stages from infants to school age and how you can keep your child healthy.
www.aap.org/healthtopics/stages.cfm

5. Explore these links for tips and fun games to build your child’s language arts and social studies skills!
www.bookpop.com
www.scholastic.com
www.starfall.com
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids
http://www.mywonderfulworld.org.kids
www.pbskids.org
http://www.legalmatch.com/government-agency-pages-kids.html

6. Explore these links for tips and fun games to build your child’s math skills!
www.mathisfun.com
www.coolmath4kids.com
http://illuminations.nctm.org
http://smartygames.com
www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
http://schooltimegames.com/mathematics/clix.html

7. Need Help Paying for Childcare? Call the Subsidy Programs Infolink Line at 240-777-1155
http://www.germantowndaycare.com/data/kidstown/Montgomery-County-Child-Care-Subsidy-Program.pdf