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READY! for Kindergarten: Childcare & Preschool Modules

Registration in now CLOSED!

The READY! for Kindergarten childcare program was created for providers to use with children ages 2-5 at preschools or childcare facilities. 

The program's age-appropriate targets and training share essential research-based information about how children learn and develop. READY! tools and activities are versatile and designed for guided play in a multi-age setting. 

Lessons and activities focus on developing skills for school readiness in Language & Literacy, Math & Reasoning, and Social-Emotional Development. 

The READY! program helps caregivers focus on the progression of interconnected skills each child needs to accumulate before he or she begins kindergarten. These READY! Age Level Targets are consistent with U.S. National Standards.

The 9-hour workshops are interactive lessons led by a trained facilitator. Participants are provided information regarding developmental milestons and learn "Play with a Purpose" skills and activities. The program includes material kits to help cultivate children's learning, valued at $400.

In order to receive the kits and IdahoSTARS training hours, providers must attend all days of the session selected. 

Sessions are offered: June 17-20, 6:00-8:15pm or June 15 & June 22, 9:00am-12:30pm

Thanks to community partner Opening Books, Opening Doors for their support to keep classes affordable! 


Register using the secure form below, and please feel welcome to contact us with any questions!


Please select the session you would like to attend. You must attend all dates to receive Idaho STARS credits and the materials kit.
You are welcome and encouraged to bring staff to the training at no additional cost.
Please select a payment method. If you need another arrangement please contact the United Way office.