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First Day of School Ideas For Parents - How to Survive the First Day of School

Juliette Stewart
 


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This week, thousands of children will put on new school uniforms and start their first day of school years in reception. While the children may cope well, the new term can be a worrying time for both parents and teachers. Here we offer some first day of school ideas for parents to hopefully help you survive the first day of school.

First Day Of School Ideas For Parents

The first day of school ideas for parents is to have faith in the teachers and trust them because while this will be your child's first time in the classroom, it won't be the first time for their teachers (even newly qualified teachers, have spent a considerable amount of time in class while training, same for classroom for assistants).

It is hard, but don't spend too long settling your child in. This may in fact be the most important of our first day of school ideas for parents. While most schools are happy for parents to come into the classroom to help their child find their coat peg and register, staying too long may actually unsettle your child or upset those whose parents have already left.

Most children will be perfectly happy on their first day of school, so even if you're anxious, try not to let it show, as children can pick up on your feelings.

Of course you want to take pictures of your little one dressed in their new school uniform for their first day of school, but try to snap them before or after the school day, rather than as they walk into class. Not only will it be distracting to other pupils, but possibly nerve-wracking for your child who has to pose in front of his or her new classmates.

Label everything! 30 bottle grey jumpers all look the same, which can make trying to find the one your child has lost difficult if it doesn't have their name written inside.

Make sure you pick your child up on time. They may have had a blast on their first day, but they will still want to go home, especially if they see their classmates starting to leave.

I hope these first day of school ideas for parents are of help to you at this anxious time. But I am confident that if you can follow even just a couple of these first day of school ideas for parents, you will have no problem at all.

Juliette

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