• 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!