Having a child start school for the first time can be an anxious time for parents and children alike, especially at the moment while schools and nurseries are closed.
This is a quick guide to some simple steps to allow you to prepare your child for this exciting time ahead. Reading, writing and numeracy are important but by no means the only areas to work on with your child. There are many other skills needed to make a smooth transition to the classroom.
Here are a few ideas..