With summer coming to an end and the first day of school right around the corner, it’s important to start getting ready for the kids to head back to school. Between buying all of the supplies, getting school clothes in order and finding out new schedules and teachers, there’s a ton to do. Our back to school tips will help to ease any nerves that may be arising.
6 Back to School Tips for 2019
1. Connect with friends
If your kids haven’t seen their friends in a while, it’s a good idea to get them reacquainted before the school year starts. This will make the first day that much easier and allow them to go into the school day confidently and excited to start.
2. Tour the School
Whether it be a new school or not, it’s always a good idea to familiarize your children with the surroundings they will be going to. It will allow them to feel more comfortable once they are there by themselves.
3. Meet the New Teacher
It’s always scary meeting a new teacher for the first time, so familiarizing your children with their teachers is always a good idea. Many times, the biggest fear kids have is if they’ll like their new teacher, so meeting them beforehand is a great way to ease nerves.
4. Check Out Some Back to School Deals
Get your kids prepared for the school year with all of the supplies they’ll need. Don’t break the bank while searching for supplies though, many stores will have good back to school deals for you to take advantage of.
5. Ease into the Routine
Going from full summer mode to full school mode can be a huge shock to anyone. That is why a few weeks before, causally easing yourself back into the school routine will be a major help and is an essential part of the back to school tips list.
6. Have Planned Family Time
Finally, make sure to spend some good quality time with your kids before they start the school year. With the last few days of summer, it’s good to get out and spend some time out in the sun with them before life gets hectic again and the days start to get shorter and colder.