If you have a toddler or preschooler at home, you are likely already thinking about kindergarten readiness. Kindergarten has become more academically focused in recent years, and setting a solid foundation for your child well in advance has become essential. But don’t panic! While every child is unique, the majority of children are emotionally and academically ready for kindergarten when the time comes. However, there are several skills that young children ought to practice and master before kindergarten to help them be successful.