Preparing for the First Day of School

  • Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time for children and their families! A smooth transition into Kindergarten can help set children on a lifetime course of achievement and success.


    • Visit your child’s new school this Spring
    • Establish a sleep routine that provides 10-12 hours of sleep each night
    • Establish routines that support getting up and out for school each day
    • Practice simple self-help tasks related to eating and toileting
    • Establish household routines that limit TV time and maximizes active engagement with your child through talking, reading and doing
    • Share your enthusiasm for the new changes related to Kindergarten and allow your child to share questions and concerns.