Has your child passed every stage that you adored and wanted to capture like a good memory? Is he now ready to be groomed, is it time for him to go to school? Have you asked yourself how your child will react to the new environment and new people? After you have tolerated every tantrum your child has thrown, it’s time for another milestone, and you need to get your child ready for the first day of school.
Mother’s definitely need some tips to get their little one ready for the challenge of going to the school on the first day; some of these tips are;
- Before you send your child to school try and prepare them for some tasks, such as learning some numbers and letters along with teaching them to write their name. This will encourage them to learn more, they will want to learn more, after the name the next step is to teach them the phone number and address.
- It is important that you help your child to be independent, explain them things as you go. When you go to grocery stores, library and post office tell them how people and machines work there. What mechanism each follows? Try to make the child independent enough; that they get are able to get dressed and undressed and use the toilet independently; this will encourage the child’s independence.
- Try and encourage the child to use his comprehensive and creative capability, the idea is to make use of their common knowledge. Now the question is how to inculcate this general knowledge, as explained before explain procedures of general things, like at a grocery store; where the cashier is and what’s his job is?
- Make going to school and getting ready for school with incentives such as new clothes and fresh supplies of stationary. The idea is to make a back to school list of goodies for the child.
These tips will simply encourage the child’s confidence and make going to school more exciting for the child and help the mother to cross yet another milestone with their child.
Make going to school sound fun and exciting to the child so that they don't hesitate from learning and besides that it is best to develop the required confidence within the child before they have to start school.