As a parent or carer there are lots of different ways you can help your child enjoy a positive start to school.

Simple tips:

·         be ready to support your child

·         listen to your child’s thoughts about starting school

·         make time to talk, read, play and relax with your child

·         share your positive feelings about school

·         practice new routines

·         encourage your child to know how to get help

·         meet new children and families before the first day

·         celebrate starting school.

Have fun as you and your child prepare for starting school with the activities in the chatterbox