Sonoma County Office of Education

Early Childhood Education

Resources for Parents


Transitional Kindergarten Overview
These introductory materials provide answers to common questions about Transitional Kindergarten (TK). Available in English and Spanish, they are designed to introduce parents to TK programs in Sonoma County.

Transitional Kindergarten FAQ (pdf)
Preguntas Más Frecuentes, Kínder de Transición (pdf)

Transitional Kindergarten Parent Brochure (pdf)
Kínder de Transición Folleto par Padres (pdf)


Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergartener Counting Skittles

This updated brochure helps parents of young children know how to prepare them for kindergarten.
Spanish Version: Getting Ready for Kindergarten 2016 (Spanish)

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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?
This document, in English and Spanish, explains the difference between preschool, transitional kindergarten, and kindergarten; highlights key kindergarten readiness indicators; and lists school registration requirements.

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten? | Está Mi Hijo Listo para Kindergarten? (pdf)


Early Learning, Math at Home
This California Mathematics Council (CMC) publication is a guide to mathematics education for parents of 0–5 year old children. It is designed to help parents give young children their first positive experiences in mathematics.

Early Learning, Math at Home (pdf)
Aprendizaje Temprano: Matemáticas en Casa (pdf)