Back to School Worksheet for Preschool

What is the theory behind this Back to School Worksheet for Preschool?

Separation anxiety is a very common and expected occurrence among preschoolers, especially those who are just beginning school or about to go back after a long break. The thought of leaving their parents brings about excessive distress that they are developing minds find hard to process. With increased awareness, parents can learn to manage their little one’s anxiety so that the start of the school year is less stressful for all. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet can help inform parents of young children about what separation anxiety is and how they can manage it specifically in very young children who are about to start school to return to one after a long vacation. The suggestions in this worksheet can help them learn to cope with the situation in a way that makes their child look forward to school. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used in mental health awareness programs or distributed to all parents of preschool students at the first orientation session. A healthy discussion with the parents on the topic can ensure teachers and counsellors are able to address any early issues or concerns the parents might have regarding their child’s separation anxiety. 

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