Prepare Your Child for School

Research the potential elementary school by visiting and meeting with the principals and teachers without your child. Make a second visit to the school with your child to aid in the transition.


Organize social meetings with other kids in the neighborhood by arranging a playdate.


Promote a positive attitude with your child about school.

Exhibit confidence that your child is going to be fine at school.

Share your fond memories of school and what you enjoyed.

Attend Open House


Start adjusting to the school schedule at least one week before school begins. (www.ehow.com)