Going back to school can be a stressful time for children. They will be excited but will also have certain apprehensions about the new class they are going into, new teachers and new friends. Parents are the sole support system for children and must encourage their children while at the same time address their concerns. Some of the tips to help your child to get ready for school are:
- Communication is key. Talk to your child about the new and exciting things at the school. Also, talk to your child and ask him about his concerns and fears.
- Tell your child about the positive points like making many new friends, meeting old friends and having new teachers.
- Visit the school with your child to meet the new teachers, if possible, and to have a look at your child’s new classroom.
- Reassure your child that you will be by his/her side at all times.
It could be challenging for the parents to bring the child back to the school routine after a long break of two months of summer holidays. Parents can help their child by simple measures, including: