Is your child heading back to school soon? As the parent, there may be ways you want to encourage your child as they head back to school. This can be hard since you’re not there to encourage them. Here are some ways you can encourage your child as they head back to school.
5 Ways to Encourage Your Child Who’s Heading Back to School
Have Breakfast Together
Instead of creating a very rushed atmosphere in the morning for your child, try having breakfast together. Wake up your child a little earlier than normal and spend time together over breakfast.
Talk About the Day
When your child gets home from school, spend some time talking about their day and what happened. They’ll want to tell you about the good and the bad, so be prepared to listen.
Make a Survival Kit for Your Student
Maybe your child needs something special during the day while they’re away. Make a survival kit for them to put in their backpack. Put a little baggie together with some friendly notes from you and maybe a treat. They’ll love that they have something from you in their backpack.
Printable Goofy or Inspirational Bookmarks!
These printables from The Good Stuff showcase several awesome Back to School bookmarks. Some are goofy and some are inspirational! Your child is sure to love all of them and possibly encourage more reading!
Printable Lunch Notes!
Write out a lunch note for your child! Lunch notes are an awesome way to encourage your child and let them know that you care. The Good Stuff also has several awesome printables to help you relate your encouragement to your child while they’re at school.
Pick a lunch note that is already written or write out your own! Either way your child will love the encouragement you sent to school in the form of a lunchbox note.
You can download, print, and use the The Good Stuff’s printable lunch notes and bookmarks to help encourage your child as he/she goes back to school. Remember that it’s the small things that count and these small gestures will definitely count.
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