Elementary School: Child

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Adult Church Service for 6 Year Old

Our church is going to limit nursery care to children 5 and under during adult church service. I am concerned that some of the topics that are brought up in the adult sermon would be disturbing to my 6 year old son. At what age is a child mature enough to handle adult sermons?

First Grade

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5 Year Old Trying to Get into 1St Grade

My son is 5 years old and will be 6 Oct. 19th. He recently graduated from Kid's Kampus' Private Kindergarten program in Naperville. I am trying to get him into 1st grade and am having trouble because of his late birthdate. I tried ot get him into the public elementary school near me (Longwood Elementary in Naperville), but they want to put him back in Kindergarten. I really do not want to put him back in Kindergarten due to the fact that hee was in a all day Kindergarten, and do not want to put him back in the same grade for 2 1/2 hours a...

Fourth Grade

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Fourth Grade Daughter and Sex Education

My daughter is in fourth grade. I have bought her a very good book all about "growing up". It is very well written and exactly what I wanted. It is called "It's Perfectly Normal." My husband and I are very open people, meaning that when our children come to us with a question about sex, we are honest and truthful with them. We have always been this way and want to continue to be this way. My question is...when should I give my daughter this book? I don't want her to learn this stuff from her friends or school first. I want my...


4Th Grade

For those of you who have switched schools, how can I help her make a...


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Websites for 6 Year Old

I have a 6 year old and a 3 year old. I am looking for some suggestions for websites that are age appropriate. We already go on Playhouse Disney and PBS. Are there other free websites for my children to visit?


Moody 5 Year Old

Around the time my daughter started school, her moods have changed. She went...


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I am new to the smyrna, murfreesboro area and am trying desperately to find a Pre-K for my son next year. There are lots of preschools and daycare's but not alot of affordable Pre-Kindergarten programs. I want to get him into a program that runs 4-5 days per week for several hours in the am. Does anyone have any sugguestions.

Second Grade

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2Nd Grade

My daughter went to private school since she was 2 and is not going into 2nd grade next year. I want to move her to public school I think she will get more out of it when it comes to after school programs. My question is at what age can they go into 2nd grade? We live in texas, I know that there is a cut off date for kinder and 1st grade. Is there a cut off date if she has already done 1st grade and is going to 2nd? Help please.


2Nd Grade Books

Hello! I am a 2nd grade teacher, always looking to add new books to my...


2Nd Grade Workbooks

Hi Ladies, My son is now in first grade and last week tested into the...

Third Grade

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3Rd Grade

Hi , My son will be going to 3rd grade this year. It would be really great if someone could tell me what I need to teach him (or he should know) before starting the 3rd grade . I am not very familiar with the school system here. I really want to prepare my son well , so that he will not have any problem in the classroom . What is the best 3rd grade workbook ? Are there any other tips that you think will be helpful? Thank you so much for your help.


Skipping a Grade

My son is in second grade, and he is advanced in math and reading at a 5th...