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Time for school

Updated on January 11, 2017

An exciting time in your child's life.

The most exciting time in a child's life is starting school for the first time. This can be difficult for the children but it can also be heartbreaking for the parents.

This poetry hub aims to offer some advice for parents whose children are just starting school and the poem I have written can be read to your child as a sort of preparation for attending school.

I hope the tips below help to assist both children and parents move forward, upon a smooth new journey - good luck.

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First day at school

Today I go to primary school

I will sit still on my chair

I will listen to my teacher

So that she will know I care

I will learn to draw a picture

I will learn about the trees

I will also learn, how I can help

The children overseas

At recess and at lunch time

My friends and I will play

Then I will give my mum

A great big kiss

At the end of our school day


(C)Copyright, Tammy Crossman, 2011 - 2016



A kid having fun.

Having a great time and pulling cheeky faces
Having a great time and pulling cheeky faces | Source

Your child's first day

The first week of school is very scarey, for any parent and child.

Some children just do not want to let mum or dad go! Others will swagger in like they have been there before. This poem shows children, that the child in the picture is behaving and doing the work on the board. That is just the serious aspect of school.

There are many fun things to do and they will meet new friends - for sure! :) It expresses to them, that running around should be done at play time.

The biggest fear we have as parents, is leaving our child. If you do have one of those children, that just won't let you go. Please be strong and walk away. I know it is very hard to do but the teachers deal with that situation often. Tell them you love them, blow them a kiss but don't make the mistake of giving them a hug - they will wrap around you like a monkey and never let go lol.

Sure they will scream, cry and probably throw themselves on the floor but that is ok - perfectly normal. It is upsetting to listen to, as you walk away and you may even have a cry in the car after. Don't feel bad parents - 5 minutes after you leave, they will be over it and laughing with the rest of the class :)

If they take a bit longer to settle in and in some cases there could be tears for a couple of weeks, the teachers are trained to deal with this and they will find a way. When your child arrives home from school after going through a tearful day, just focus on the positives. Certainly acknowledge your child's feelings but don't let it be the only aspect of your after school conversation - get them talking about the good things that happened and ask them what their most enjoyable part of the day was.

I hope your child's first week goes smoothly for you but if not, I hope these tips help. Good luck :D

Please feel free to provide any comments below, I would love to hear your thoughts and experiences.


(C)Copyright, Tammy S Crossman, 2011 - 2016


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      skellie 7 years ago from Adelaide

      Thankyou daydreamer13, i appreciate your very kind comments. Comments like yours help me to know, if i am on the right track. :)

      Cheers Skellie

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      daydreamer13 7 years ago

      Very insiteful! Excellent!

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