Trans4mind Home Page

Get Your Child Ready for School

Mom, Dad, play with your child.

Take out some paints, some paper and help your child discover colors. Mix colors as you name them. Paint shapes, paint animals with the shapes.

Take your child to the park. Talk about what you see. Show them boats in the bay or on the river, lake or creek. Go feed the ducks.

Go visit a farm and introduce your child to the cows, pigs, horses,kitties...whatever. Buy some farm produce and go home and make a salad or cook some veggies.

Bake with your child. Talk about measurement' 1 cup of this or that, 'cup of that' 1 tbsp. of brown sugar, 1 tsp. of vanilla. Make something with cloth. Measure it first - perhaps a little pocket purse or pouch. Talk about which is heavier - a pencil or a toothpick, which is more - a drop of water or a cup of water.

Take them to the zoo and come home and make a book of all the animals you saw together. Find pics of them on the net and print to place in his/her book.

Make letter cards'practice them with your child. Practice the sounds as well as the names of the letters. Make number cards and do the same.

Have library day - go to the library and pick a book to read with your child. Go to a second hand bookstore and buy some books for your child. Read the books over and over again. Ask questions about the story. Have your child retell the story. Have your child draw the story.

Buy some play money. Talk about pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. A penny is 1 cent, a nickel is 5 cents (etc.) Ask how many pennies are in a nickel. How many in a dime? How many coins make 12 cents, 13 cents (etc.)?

Review shapes with your child 'have a shape of the week, number/letter of the day, color of the day, shape of the day.

Get a children's magazine and read the stories, do the activities with your child. Help your child direct a play with neighborhood friends.

Hug your child, pray with your child at night, go on walks in the woods with your child. Go to the pool with your child. Love them and take time for them. They grow up quickly. My youngest is going into 10th grade!

Get Your Child Ready for School, From U.S. Dept. of Education:

About the Author
Caroline Shaw holds a B.S. degree from Duquesne University in Secondary Education, English. She is mom to six children,editor and publisher of the Online Magazine,"" Each issue contains informative articles for WAHMs,single moms, working moms, and more. She lives with her husband, three "still at home" children, a collie and three kitties in Western Pennsylvania. Her hobbies are writing, cooking, gardening, decorating and crafts.

From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...

View all the Hypnosis Downloads here

The New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
Copyright © 1997-2018 Trans4mind Ltd