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
solve conflicts peacefully.
participate in experiences away from the family.
Convey to your child that learning is FUN!