Smart-Kids Am I ready for school? combines detailed notes and advice from our Early Childhood Development experts with colourful and stimulating activities to help you make sure your child is ready for primary school.
Written and reviewed by a team of experienced South African teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and physiotherapists, Smart-Kids Am I ready for school? is perfect for making sure your child is ready for primary school. Helpful ideas and advice combined with colourful and stimulating activities test emotional, physical and mental readiness. The activities cover important developmental aspects, such as body image; perception of self, others and the environment; memory; coordination; and speech and hearing. The detailed notes with each activity explain the concepts and suggest extension activities for extra practice. There is also a detailed glossary of words used to describe children's development; an explanation of the roles of occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists and play therapists; valuable information about choosing the right school; and a list of the South African organisations that provide help and support for parents and children.