It’s that time of year again! Backpacks are packed, supplies are purchased, new teachers to meet and greet…it’s back to school!
Even though our school is open year-round, we tend to have primary students who graduate on to kindergarten/first grade around this time of year. It’s a bittersweet moment to have to say “good bye”, but exciting as we look forward to helping prepare our students for their first day of school.
In Montessori, we encourage independence in every aspect of the child’s daily routine. Here are a few helpful tips to help your child start the year off right, while promoting their independence and self confidence.
- Self reliant. Allow your child to help purchase their new school supplies and pack their own backpack the night before.