Tips for Back to School

Whether your child is just starting Kindergarten or entering their final year of high school, the start of the school year can be stressful. 

Here are some tips to ease into the transition from summer break to hitting the books.


Tip 1: Visit the school or classroom before the first day

Tip 2: Read books about starting school

Tip 3: Talk to your child about their feelings

Tip 4: Set intentions with your child for the school year

Tip 5: Go back-to-school shopping together

Tip 6: Send a note in your child's lunch the first day of school

Tip 7: Encourage your child to pursue a passion or project this year

Tip 8: Play school together at home

Tip 9: Create a new routine

Tip 10: Turn getting ready into fun games


Here are some helpful articles on the topic:

Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

PTA: Preparing Your Child for School


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