The first day of school is the day in which the
teacher first contacts his or her students. It can
be crucial to how the year will progress. What a
proud day. You now must take your child to
their very first day of school. It can be
both sad and joyful as you reach the school
and say good bye to your love one. But take
heart it is their first step into world of
knowledge, fun and interaction with others
What a day!
Your child is going to school for the
first time. This is a time of great
anticipation, anxiety and sorrow.
little baby you have nurtured and
protected will now begin a move into a
wider world. Here are some tips to help
you make this transition:
Both parents need to visit the
school ahead of time, meet the staff,
explore the building and ask specific
Talk to your child ahead of time so
that he or she understands that you are
not abandoning them and still love them.
Have a good positive breakfast with
the child and express excitement about
the coming event.
Pack a healthy lunch with a little
note reminding them how much you love
and miss them.
Walk with them to the school door
(holding their hand is a wonderful
Give them a hug and a kiss before
they enter the school.
Watch them as they walk away (often
the child will turn to see if you are
When they get home cheerfully greet
them with a smile and a hug, ask them
how their day went.
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