PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR SCHOOL

The relationship between home and school is very important. You can help your child to make the transition from home to school a gradual and enjoyable one.

 

Please help your child by . . .

. . . . providing clothing which can be easily managed.

. . . . labeling all clothing which will be worn to school.

. . . . providing small tasks to complete at home to develop confidence.

. . . . talking about the correct names of things to improve your child’s vocabulary

. . . . listening attentively to comments and stories.

. . . . providing opportunities for work and play with others.

. . . . instilling respect for property and regard for others.

. . . . monitoring television programs and computer activities.

. . . . reading and discussing books with your child daily 

To enhance success in school, your child should be able to . . .

. . . . remember his/her name and phone number.

. . . . remember his/her teacher’s name.

. . . .  form relationships with both peers and adults

. . . . dress properly.

. . . . solve conflicts peacefully.

. . . . participate in experiences away from the family.

 

Convey to your child that learning is FUN!

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