Transition to Kindergarten and OST Programs

The transition to kindergarten is a bit event in the life of a child - and for the child's parents and caregivers as well.  The tipsheet from the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) is designed to support parents an caregivers in thinking ahead about transition planning for their soon-to-be kindergartner.  A range of tips on what to consider before, during, and beyond kindergarten can guide families with children who will need before and/or afterschool care.  Finding a program that parents/caregivers and their children are comfortable with can help make the transition to kindergarten successful.

Related Topics
Child and youth development
Parent support and education
Office of Child Care (OCC)
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment
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