Some kids have a greater difficulty with "transitions" than others. If your child is one who might have a stressful transition from Summer-to-School schedules, you might want to take a few tips offered by Karen Plumley:
- Jump the gun a little--Practice new School Routines before school actually starts.
- Establish a pattern of "quiet time" so that you begin to suggest a Consistent Homework Schedule
- Prepare an emergency phone numbers & contact info list that can go with your returning student.
- Make that first day back to school as stress-free as possible by having everything ready the night before.
To read Karen's entire article, please visit: Back To School Planning for Special Needs Kids And, for more tips, notions and fun ideas for keeping kids busy, visit her blog at Daily Activities for Kids.