Ready for School: A Parents Guide looks at the commonplace questions and dilemmas that every parent faces as they support their childs development through the early days of school. It presents real stories about children and offers sound advice based on tried and tested practices, honed over many years in authors work with young children.
The authors provide practical suggestions on:
– Making sure your child is ready for school;
– Managing the excitement of the first day;
– Dealing with tantrums;
– Supporting your childs academic capabilities;
– Making friends;
– Worries about bullying;
– The importance of diet;
– Handling change;
– How your child might spend their free time.
Margaret Horan and Geraldine OBrien have been Primary Teachers for over thirty years. They are both teaching in Ireland. Margaret has also taught in Switzerland and Nigeria. This is their first book.