For some little ones, it can be a little daunting and scary going into a new place for the first time, meeting new people, having a new daily routine and environment you are not used to. So, when your child arrives at nursery, although it is exciting, the whole experience can sometimes be overwhelming.
We’ve had a few questions recently about how best to mentally prepare a child for the socialisation aspect of starting nursery.
We would like to stress that we don’t expect every child to always be happy or full of confidence in social situations at nursery. Why? Because naturally not every child is like this. It’s not in their nature, which is perfectly normal and part of what makes them unique.
Here are our top tips that we give parents before they arrive to make this transitional part of nursery a little bit easier.