Developed by educational researchers, Ready4K is an evidence-based text messaging program for parents of 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds provided at no cost. Each week, you will receive fun facts and easy tips to boost your child’s learning. Ready4K activities build on the things that you already do with your child -- like getting ready for school, eating meals together, and going to the store -- to make boosting your child’s learning fast, fun and easy. The research behind Ready4K shows that receiving fun facts and easy tips can significantly increase children’s learning.(Taken from ready4k.parentpowered.com)
Signing up is fast and easy! Here is how it works:
- Enter your information to sign up
- Start receiving text messages
- Watch your child grow
Another resource is the link below which will take you to a video from the Minnesota Department of Education on Early Childhood Screening. This is required for children before entering into Kindergarten.
Video by MN Dept of ED: Early Childhood Screening