PARENTS’ CHECKLIST
Prepare your child to begin in Primary, by doing the followring.

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Tell your child about the nursery before he or she will first attend.
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Take care of your child’s rest room and feeding needs before taking him or her to the nursery. A child who needs a diaper change will be taken to a parent.
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Arrange for your child to meet the nursery teacher before the first time he or she will attend the nursery.
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Arrive at the nursery promptly
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Arrange for your child to meet a few of the other nursery children.
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Reassure your child that you will come back later. Promptly return to pick up your child at the end of nursery.
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During the week before your child enters the nursery, say positive things about the nursery.
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If your child is afraid, remain in the nursery with him or her for the first few times.
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Take your child to see the nursery room when no one else is there.
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Tell the nursery teachers which classes you will be attending during nursery time so they can bring your child to you if there is a problem.
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The day before, remind your child that nursery will start tomorrow.
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Inform the nursery teachers if your child has an unusual problem, such as a food allergy.
A "hidden" illness such as mild autism and such.
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On the first day of nursery, allow plenty of time for your child to get ready for church. Do not rush.
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Talk over the nursery experience with your child in a positive, warm way. Be sure to say good things about your child’s nursery class and teachers.
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Leave all your child’s toys at home
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Remember that love and patience will make the nursery a good experience for your child.