The first day of the child at the school fills him or her and the parents with excitement. Sometimes it can prove stressful too. As such, you need to be careful and make necessary preparations well in advance before taking your kid to the school for the first time.
Advance visit – It is suggested that the parents and their child visit the school or the kindergarten in advance to become familiar with the atmosphere of the learning temple. This will help in locating the classroom, cafeteria and the bathroom etc.
Meeting with the teacher – Advance meeting with the teachers are helpful for the children and the parents too for creating a friendly atmosphere.
Getting the handbook – School managements often issue prospectus of their schools that carry all the information about the rules, class timings and other details. Such documents help the parents and the students to abide by the school system.
Class schedule – It is suggested that the class schedule is obtained in advance as it will facilitate the parents to have discussions with the child with regard to the day’s activities in the school.
Proper planning – Taking the children to the school for the first day requires lot of things to be done by the parents. They must start the same in a viable manner from the start itself, right from getting out of bed, child’s bath, breakfast, lunch box and other things that help him or her to reach the school in time. Same should be repeated on all days when the school is open.