If your child is making the transition from preschool to kindergarten, or from kindergarten to first grade, this article is for you! Kids are pretty smart about these transitions and sense the unpredictability of going to a new classroom. They wonder about making new friends and getting used to a new teacher—will they be able to find the bathroom, where will they eat snack, how will they fit in?
Some children are very direct about expressing their fears, and others are not. If you have a child headed to or from kindergarten in the fall, there are some ways you can help ease the transition.