When to Start Preschool

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I have a two year old that will be three on September 11th. Is that too young for her to go to preschool. Our preschool in Michigan says they must be three by December 1st. But I just don`t know if that`s too young. I`m having a very hard time deciding whether to put her in or not.

When to Start Preschool

When is your child ready for preschool? If your child looks forward to interacting with other children, can follow simple directions, and can play independently for short periods of time, she may be ready for a part-time preschool program. Preschools often have their own readiness guidelines, such as being potty trained or being able to complete certain tasks, so once you have found a preschool you like, be sure to ask for their readiness criteria.



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