More and more research is becoming available that emphasizes the importance of the parent's role in their child's success in school. This book is dedicated to "tips" and activities that parents can do with their children that will help for a positive school experience. The book is divided into two sections, "Tips for Parents" and "Activities." The Activities are meant to be examples. You probably will come up with many more Activities on your own. In fact anything you do with your child that encourages reading and math will have endless benefits related to his/her success in school. Three very important ideas are conveyed in this book and, if nothing else, be aware of the following: 1. Spending time and talking with your child helps him /her emotionally and socially, thus improving his/her chances of being successful in school. 2.The activities that involve reading and math are critical to your child's success in school and in life. 3.T.V., the Internet, and computer games, if monitored closely by parents can be beneficial to your child. However, these activities must be limited and done with the utmost discretion. The activities do not require money or teacher training. They do require time and time is the most important thing you can give your child. We hope that this book will provide you and your child with very successful and enjoyable experiences.