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- Remember that this is not a failure on you or your child’s part. Sometimes kiddos just need a little bit more time to grow and develop before they’re ready to move on in today’s fast-paced educational system. Some flowers just need more time to bloom.
- Talk with your child about the benefits of this opportunity. They get to meet new friends, learn and practice their skills, and have another year get better at the basics.
- Don’t shame. There is going to be enough of that on your child’s part within themselves. Instead, encourage them to be the best they can be.
- Remember that hold backs aren’t always academically related. Sometimes they are based on the individual child’s social development. These skills can be developed through social interactions with other children, practicing peer scenarios, and through parent modeling of proper social skills.
- Reference and utilize the resources in the My Second Year of Kindergarten Reader’s Guide here.
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