How to Ease Your Child’s Kindergarten Jitters
If you are feeling anxious about your child’s upcoming kindergarten term, here are a few tips to help ease your mind.
1. Make a plan.
Before your child begins kindergarten, make a list of what they need to do to feel prepared. This could include practicing their speech, practicing math and science, and taking quizzes to prepare for their new school year.
2. Let them know what to expect.
Keeping your child updated on their school schedule can help them get a little more prepared. If they know they will be meeting with their teacher on Monday mornings, they may be less anxious about the new term.
3. Give them time to relax.
If your child is having trouble calming down, it may be helpful to set a time each day for them to relax and unwind. This can include reading a story, listening to music, or taking a nap.
4. Encourage them.
If your child is struggling to relax, it may be helpful to encourage them to talk to their teacher about what is going on. This can help them release tension and feel more comfortable in their new school year.