Little boy playing chessParents want to give their Kindergarten or First Grade child a "jump start" for reading and math success, but are often overwhelmed on how to do it!

Experience has taught me that there are three main skills to master. This skill set forms a solid foundation upon which most learning can be built and sharpened. These three main skills are what I call the "Triangle Base."

These skills are:

Why does mastering these skills form such a solid educational foundation?

My best advice:

Whenever possible turn these simple guidelines into a game. Children love learning when it’s fun and engaging!