Back to School

As we head into the 2021-2022 school year, fragments of uncertainty remain from the COVID-19 pandemic. Thoughts about children’s physical health and safety, such as germ transmission and mask wearing, are blending with concerns about how to prepare children academically, socially, and emotionally for a return to school in 2021. 

Below are four suggested areas where parents and caregivers can help prepare a young child for the return to the school year in 2021: 

  • Address nervous feelings 
  • Encourage school readiness skills 
  • Create routines and schedules 
  • Communicate with your child’s teacher 

Kids have many questions about
returning to school after a pandemic.

Below are some tips to from Cincinnati Children’s to help kids feel safe and prepared when schools reopen.