Preparing for Back to School in 2021 (Bright Horizons Education Team)
As we head into the 2021-2022 school year, fragments of uncertainty remain from the COVID-19 pandemic. Thoughts about children’s physical health and safety, such as germ transmission and mask wearing, are blending with concerns about how to prepare children academically, socially, and emotionally for a return to school in 2021.
This article provides four suggested areas where parents and caregivers can help prepare a young child for the return to the school year in 2021:
- Address nervous feelings
- Encourage school readiness skills
- Create routines and schedules
- Communicate with your child’s teacher