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Kindergarten Test Materials for Practice and Where to Find Them
posted by Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom - January 13th, 2014
Many parents wonder about why they should prepare their child for kindergarten testing. They think that kindergarten testing is supposed to be about your child’s natural ability and they do not want this preparation to skew the test results and not reflect your child’s natural ability. But parents have to think about all of the tests they have taken and how they have prepared for them. Your cannot expect your child’s natural intelligence to shine through when they do not know how to take a test!
There’s no better way to prepare your child for testing for kindergarten than to expose him or her to different kindergarten test materials. Many parents are doing the same thing and so far, the results are overwhelming. Children are more confident and less nervous about taking these kindergarten readiness exams, thanks to practice materials.
Just like with students in higher levels, it’s important to review for an upcoming test especially if you want to pass or get a good score. As a responsible parent, it’s up to you to gather kindergarten test materials with which your child can practice.
One of the best places to search for kindergarten testing materials for review is the internet. There are many education websites that offer them for free, such as this one. You can visit these sites, check out their materials, and print out the materials you find useful. You can then give these tests to your child. Of course, you have to check the items right away to see which areas your child excels in and where he or she needs more help.
You can also make use of old kindergarten textbooks for practicing for kindergarten test. If you have relatives or children who used to be in kindergarten, you can use their old worksheets for review too.