From NAEYC: Helping Children Say Goodbye

Parent and babyNow that back-to-school season is underway, ECE teachers and families are beginning to help young children adjust to leaving their families to spend the day in child care or preschool. Julia Luckenbill’s article for NAEYC, “12 Ways to Help Children Say Goodbye,” has some useful tips for parents to make the adjustment smoother. Feel free to share this link with other families.

What suggestions would you add? What else can families and ECE teachers do to help young children transition into the early childhood classroom?