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 Vaccinations Made Simple
WebMD provides a guide that tells you which vaccines you and your child need -- and when -- to stay healthy.
9 Ways to Make a Child’s Bedtime Easy
WebMD offers 9 tips for establishing a good bedtime routine for your kids -- so they learn good sleep habits for a lifetime.
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.
Make a Daily Plan for a Child With Type 1 Diabetes
Find out how a daily plan for school or special events can help your child manage her type 1 diabetes.
FIT Connection for Parents: Recharge
Why does your energy level matter for a healthy lifestyle? How you rest and relax affects your eating, exercising, and emotions, too.
Germs in the Backpack and Lunchbox
Bacteria easily collect in backpacks and school lunchboxes. Try these 10 tips to keep them, and your child, germ-free.
Teach Kids to Make Healthy Food Choices
Kids need to learn about nutrition. Start the conversations about the best way to choose healthy foods.
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.