Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16You’ve done all that you can to help your child get ready for kindergarten—congratulations! The following tips and advice will help ensure that your child’s first day of kindergarten goes smoothly. Take advantage of opportunities for your child to become familiar with the school, meet his/her teacher, and visit the classroom. Explain what your child can expect to happen. Answer questions about kindergarten simply and honestly. Make sure your child understands how he/she will get to school, and what will happen when school is over. If riding a bus, make sure your kindergartener knows his/her bus number. On that first day, be sure to take a picture of your child to remember this special day! THE FIRST DAY Getting Ready for Children take cues from their parents. As you get ready for the first day, be calm, and let your child know that you are confident he/she will have a wonderful day. 12