The first five years for a child are important for learning social skills, basic language and numeracy, motor skills, and more. Learn about what makes young children ready for kindergarten and tips on how to prepare your little one from early learning specialist, Dr. Melissa King. Highly regarded in her field, Dr. King has more than 35 years of experience as an educator. She holds a PhD in science education and a master's degree in linguistics. Listen to learn about the six domains of kindergarten readiness and the importance of each, how children learn, kindergarten readiness checklists, how to prepare your child for kindergarten, and more! With special guest host, Letise Dennis, K12 writer, and mother of 3.