Ready for School?
Posted August 15, 2011on:
___You are positive of the start date and time for each child’s childcare center, school or grade and it is on the calendar.
___Uniforms and / or clothes and shoes / sneakers are ready to wear. Outside gear is labeled and ready.
___Classroom supplies are bought, organized, labeled and ready to go.
___Backpacks and lunch carriers are bought, organized, labeled and ready to go. If lunch options are offered at your child’s school, you are sure of the arrangements and cost.
___All Center, school and/or grade paperwork is completed and where it belongs. You have copies.
___Center, school, grade information / calendars /contact information is confirmed and posted.
___Transportation schedules are confirmed, exact and posted in your kitchen and/or office.
___New bus riders and young bus riders have all information needed. Extra time is built in for bus riders.
___Alternate & in case of emergency transportation arrangements are confirmed, exact and posted.
___Arrangements for after school care are confirmed and shared as needed.
___When your child is sick, school holidays and non-attendance days are on your calendar and arranged for.
___School early dismissal dates are noted and arrangements are made for transportation and care.
___Emergency numbers and all needed contacts are confirmed, posted and shared with children and anyone else as needed.
___“School routines” for bath, bed, wake up time, and meals have already started.
___Any fall sports, activities and obligations are arranged for.
___Everyone is excited for this new school year!
“I’m all set for school! I can’t wait!” K.C. 4th grade student
“Neither can I!” her mom
-Kate Dust, EduKids Education Director