4 ways to prepare your child for school
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A chair that is a suitable size and height for your child.
A good way to get physical, get some stretching in and build concentration and listening. This is also a more relaxed, quieter physical activity that will not involve running around and can be done in any room in the house.
Get your child to sit on the chair and explain they will be moving their body in different ways. You may like to sit on a chair facing them and model the movements yourself- a good way to get in some stretching time for you too!
Repeat the movements in different sequences, alternating between fast and slow. Older children may enjoy giving the instructions to you too.