Moving at the first of the school year with children
Adjusting to a new school can be nerve-wracking and scary for any child. When your child starts the school year at a new school, you might worry about them getting to know new kids or they might have a hard time fitting in. Helping your child school get to know their new school, and preparing them for the first day can make this transition a lot easier.
Before your child starts school, take them to visit the school, help them find their classroom, as well as the cafeteria, gym and other important places, like the restroom.
Help your child meet their new teachers, this will help them make a smooth adjustment to the new school.
It will be helpful to know when vacation/holiday days are scheduled, as well as half-days. Mark these dates on a calendar. This will help you and your child be organized for their new school year, maybe you can plan a small family trip around their days off.
Most importantly be supportive, this transaction for your child will take a little time, and getting used to.
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