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Getting Ready

If children are to get the most out of life at home and at school they need confidence, a willingness to cooperate and communication skills.

CONFIDENCE is

  • Being able to do things for yourself
  • Knowing that you are loved and valued for what you are

CONFIDENCE grows

  • With praise and encouragement
  • Through trying new things and being successful

COOPERATION is being able

  • To listen to another person
  • To take turns
  • To work and play with others
  • To share toys
  • To share the adult’s attention with other children

COMMUNICATION is being able

  • To have a conversation
  • To express your needs
  • To ask questions
  • To reply to questions
  • To describe and explain
  • To talk about the past and the future