Best Start a Parent’s Guide

A must read for parents with children starting Kindergarten in 2018.

The NSW Department of Education and Training have explained the Best Start literacy assessment.

Children do not need to be tutored to “pass” this assessment but parents can certainly prepare their children for this exciting start to formal schooling.

Be an active reader, discussing how books work.

Ensure your child can write their names, using correct letter formation and proper use of upper and lower case letters.

Encourage fine motor skills and how to hold a pencil correctly.

Encourage a love of learning.

Download my app StartSmart School Readiness from Itunes and have fun getting ready for school.