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Get Them to School Every Day

Preschool is the ideal time to stress the importance of consistent on-time attendance and encourage strong attendance habits

  • Be enthusiastic!
    Talk often to your kids about why school is important.
  • Be consistent
    Set a regular bedtime and morning routine.
  • Be prepared
    Lay out clothes and pack lunches and backpacks the night before.
  • Be flexible
    Make a plan for getting to school in case something comes up.

Adapted from Attendance Works

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About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home
  • Family Child Care
  • Child Care Center
  • Preschool Program
  • Kindergarten

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family
  • Teachers / Service providers

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
Reviewed: 2018