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PreK - K Transition Family Engagement Event: The Spectacular School Race

PreK - K Transition Family Engagement Event: The Spectacular School Race
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  • Item Number: 52378
$399.95

Description

Warning: Choking Hazard - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
Kaplan Elementary

PreK - Kindergarten Transition Family Engagement

Every twist & turn of this fun-filled, family event supports children as they transition into kindergarten. Route clue cards and a school map guide families to 10 classroom pit stops filled with challenging activities aligned with ELA and Math Common Core Standards and school readiness skills. Includes all manipulatives needed to easily accommodate up to 100 families to race around your school. Plus, each family receives a parent brochure filled with transition tips and learning strategies correlated to the activities from this event. Everyone's a winner!

Includes:

  • Planning Guide CD (Event Planner and Reproducibles: Pit Stop Card, Clue Cards, Invitation, Evaluation, Certificate & more!)
  • Manipulatives (72 Measuring Worms, 12 Tweezers, 72 Pet Counters, 72 Mini Motor Counters, 10 Lg. Dice & 320 Picture Cards)
  • 100 Challenge Cards
  • 70 Challenge Work Mats
  • Checkered Finish Line Banner
  • 100 Kindergarten Transition Brochures

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Ratings & Reviews

Much better then expected!

May 29, 2019
By Jen
From Michigan
Role Early Childhood Teacher
Setting Child Care Center
Age Preschool
I planned this event in place of a pre-k graduation. It was a huge hit! Many families commented that they liked doing this event much better and prefer it to a graduation. I loved that the families were so engaged, even the siblings were doing the activities and helping! I really appreciated how the event was basically all figured out logistically and planned so that I only had to do the prep the stations and figure out the event layout.

The only suggestion I would have for Kaplan would be to change the format of the CD. I found that none of the school laptops had a DVD drive nor did my home laptop or my assistant teachers' or the desktop computer at work. I had to borrow a external hard drive to download it which created an extra hurdle, but in the end it was worth it!

A must-have for anyone who organizes a kindergarten transition event!

March 18, 2015
By Title I Teacher
From Nashville, TN
Setting Elementary School
Age Preschool
This product is so practical and easy to use. I receive positive feedback from both parents and teachers each time I use The Spectacular School Race for my school's kindergarten transitioning event. This product provides our families with great tips and suggestions that are easy for parents to practice at home. More importantly, we have fun! This event always makes a great first impression on our new parents and our new students.
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