With N starting school, it was time to start thinking about school days. I’ve written my own tips about preparing a child for starting school, taking you from the offer letter through to just before starting. But what have other bloggers said when sharing their thoughts and experiences.
If you’ve got a child just starting school and you’re looking for tips, then hopefully you’ll find informative posts in my choices below.
How to prepare your children for starting school
Because we all worry about how our children will cope, thrive and love school
What should your child be able to do when starting school? Mummy and Monkeys
Tips for preparing your child for starting school Crafts on Sea
20 tips for a smooth transition and happy start to school Our Little House in the Country
Books about starting school In the Playroom
How to prepare yourself for your children starting school
Because however big a step it is for kids, it seems to be just as big a thing for parents (mums, mostly from what I’ve been reading)
Survive the first week at school Pigeon Pair and me
6 things parents need for back to school that we can’t buy NY Times
Why starting school is easier for your child Californian Mum in London
Back to school tips and tricks Over 40 and a mum to one
School rules for parents Actually Mummy
Dear Teacher – Motherhood for Slackers
Buying school uniform
Because there’s a lot of angst…and tips
Fun stuff for the first day at school
Because the first day at school is a huge milestone, and why not make it fun!
First day at school photo ideas Mum in the Madhouse
First day of school photo ideas Huff Post
First day of school DIY school year journal Happy Clippings
First week fun The first grade parade
Back to school printable interviews Tater Tots and Jello
Ready for school printable chart A Moms Take
And if you want to find others with children starting school for the first time this year to celebrate and commiserate together, you can find other people blogging about school starters at:
And finally, the last word is from Jocelyn at The Reading Residence, with her letter to parents of children starting school.