Grade Schoolers Directory
Grade schoolers are children who attend elementary school, which includes kindergarten through fifth or sixth grade. Children usually begin grade school around age 5, when they begin kindergarten. Cities, states, or counties typically set "birthday cut-off" dates that help determine when you can enroll your child in grade school. Grade schoolers may attend a public, private, or home school. Grade school helps teach your child important reading, writing, math, and social skills. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about grade schoolers, from the lessons your child will learn to the challenges they may meet, and much more.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Elementary School
WebMD offers this to-do list to help you send your child to elementary school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Preschool and Kindergarten
WebMD offers a to-do list to help your preschooler or kindergartner get a head start on the new school year.
Managing Your Child's Asthma at School
If your child has asthma, it's important that his school knows how to recognize and treat symptoms. WebMD explains how to put together an asthma action plan to make sure your child is safe at school.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Middle School
WebMD offers a to-do list to help you send your child to middle school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
Parenting Mistakes With Grade-Schoolers: Overscheduling, Bullying, Weight, and More
Are you guilty of these 7 common parenting mistakes? WebMD explains how to correct things like overscheduling your kids, ignoring weight gain, and much more.
Children's Health and How to Prevent Diseases with Vaccination
Here's a primer on exactly what your child needs to have a safe and healthy school year.
Teach Kids to Make Healthy Food Choices
Kids need to learn about nutrition. Start the conversations about the best way to choose healthy foods.
Allergic Reactions at School
If your child has life-threatening allergies, going back to school can be stressful. Arm yourself with the facts and protect your child from severe allergic reactions.