Kindergarten Readiness – Stories for Waiting

helping kids learn to waitFor patiently waiting, this story’s character takes the prize. He waits on every page.

As mentioned yesterday, being able to wait is a skill that gets easier with practice.┬áIt even has it’s own label: Strategic Allocation of Attention.

Being able to wait is so helpful for little ones because they will have to do so much of it. Plus, delaying gratification can bring significant benefits later on. In this book, the little boy plants a seed and waits and waits and waits. The illustrations and text are simple so kids can follow both the story line and the picture to the wonderful conclusion. Have you found that waiting is a challenge for kids? Until tomorrow….

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