Back to School Shopping – Getting Prepared for Kindergarten!

kindergarten preparation

Backpacks, lunch accessories,  hair accessories, sunscreen and more.  There is a huge list of items to get organized for back to school. Consequently, Kindergarten preparation can be overwhelming! I have written an entire series about preparing your child for Kindergarten and what to pack for the first day. There is even a post about 5 things you can do to help a Kindergarten teacher.  After all, I did teach Kindergarten once.  Let me tell you, you have the ability to make a HUGE difference for a Kindergarten teacher by the choices you make! Imagine 30 children who don’t know what their backpack looks like, … Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Kindergarten Teacher

5 Ways to Help your child's Kindergarten teacher

There are many ways that you can help your child’s Kindergarten teacher! Below, I have shared just a few key points to consider prior to the first day of school. Send your child with a LARGE backpack – YES, this backpack will look like it is bigger than your child, but it will hold and protect everything that it needs to throughout the year and THAT is important! Communicate regularly – be sure to check your child’s backpack daily for any communication from your child’s teacher. Also be sure to share important information with your child’s teacher whenever necessary. This … Continue reading