Starting School!

Starting school activities for the early years

If you are a KG or Early Years teacher with new children starting school this term/semester, why not download this free PDF and send it to your new parents? If you are a parent, with a little one about to start school, here are 10 things to think about that will help make the transition easier.

If you have a little one about to start school in a few weeks’ time Jan’s free to download PDF may help make the transition easier and fun.

Just click the picture of mum and daughter to open the PDF

This revised 2017 edition by Jan Homden gives you 10 things to think about as well as favourite books to share, links through to nursery rhymes, craft activities and ideas for healthy snacks.




‘I think my name is sewn on somewhere
Perhaps the teacher will read it for me.
Tea-cher. The one who makes the tea.’ 

Roger McGough, from My First day at School

Jan Homden, Consilium Education

An early years teaching specialist and designer, Jan has taught in international schools around the world. She has also worked with a leading architectural practice in Istanbul and is now responsible for design and research at Consilium Education.

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