Do you feel anxious about sending your child to kindergarten? Are you looking for ideas on how to prepare your child for kindergarten? If so, this book will replace such worries with wisdom and confidence. It does so by defining what school readiness means and why it is such a big deal both socially and politically. It also examines what is known about sending children to kindergarten and what occurs if parents decide to hold their children out of kindergarten for a year. This book provides insight into how your child learns and how to support such learning. Here, you will gain a plan of action to prepare yourself and your child for a successful kindergarten year.