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August 11, 2020
School starts in a few weeks and families with children entering Kindergarten are already starting the transition, whether it’s from child care or an at-home situation. School planning looks different this year as communities work to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Yourschool may have online tools to begin kindergarten at home, or new in-class policies to keep children safe. It’s imperative that you work closely with your new school and teacher to ensure your child has a smooth transition.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children has developed a general help list to better prepare your child for kindergarten.
Before School Starts
On the First Day of School
Check out NAEYC’s full list of tips here.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has created a checklist to help families with back to school planning, including schools using a hybrid model. Check out both the in-person and virtual/at-home learning checklists here.
Despite an ever-changing and uncertain climate, now is the time to enjoy your kindergartner! This is their first step into the primary school adventure and a unique time for your family. Enjoy!
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