To empower parents of preschoolers to share the joy of learning together as a family while preparing your child for the challenges of kindergarten. We’ve done the thinking, planning, and gathering so families can focus on being together and building memories while homeschooling.
Meet the Get Ready 4 Kindergarten Founders
Developed by two grandmothers who have over 40 years of experience in early childhood education, GR4K is a year-long learning-based program that families can do at home. GR4K will help you teach your child the skills needed to enter Kindergarten ready to succeed.
Karen Francis Meyer is a retired Massachusetts elementary school principal. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Special Education, a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, and a M.Ed. in School Administration. Before becoming a principal, Karen worked as a teacher or counselor in Rhode Island, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, and Yokosuka, Japan (DODDS/DoDEA). Karen is married to her high school sweetheart, a retired naval officer. Together, they moved and “re-homed” their 2 children around the country and the world for 30 years. They have been additionally blessed with 2 wonderful granddaughters.
Karen J. Andrews has 27 years of early childhood teaching experience; 22 years of which have been in first grade. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and is certified to teach K-3. Karen is married to a retired naval officer and is the mother of 2 daughters. Their military family lived in South Carolina, Rhode Island, California, and Mississippi before settling in Florida. Karen is the proud grandmother of 7 amazing children.
To empower parents who want to help their children get ready for Kindergarten by giving them the tools, resources, and support they need to experience the joy of learning together as a family and to help their children gain the skills needed to be successful in kindergarten from day one.
The GR4K curriculum is based on guidelines from the early learning standards of the US Center for Disease Control and the Departments of Education of various states.
Our goal is to provide a well rounded homeschool education based on improving your child’s communication, social interaction, and thinking skills.
When we develop each month of material for you and your child, we do the connecting for you. We pick a topic and research it. We find vocabulary, books, games, math activities, science ideas, language activities, crafts, recipes, and more to provide you with a premium learning experience for your entire family. Everything in a box is specially selected to build the learning connections that will set your child apart as a learner.