Starting school is an important and exciting milestone for children and their families. However transitioning to school can be a daunting process for everyone involved.
When children are aware of what’s going to occur and are kept informed, they feel much more confident and at ease. It’s important to keep your child in the loop and to prepare them for a change in routine.
Some schools also offer a transition program which begins prior to a school year, this can be helpful in alleviating anxieties for children.
To help your child get ready for school in the home environment you may want to think about a few things, a handy checklist can be helpful.