What your kids should know before starting preschool


Preschool or nursery school is an important part of a kids’ life where they learn everything from scratch. Preschools provide an environment where kids’ learn and prepares themselves for their coming life. But before admitting any kid to a nursery school, there are certain crucial points to be taught before playschool admission.

Few important things that can be considered before admitting your child to nursery:



One of the most important behavior that should be taught to a kid before admitting to the preschool. As parents, should understand that they are not going to be with them all the time, they must teach their kids to take care of themselves. Self-care things include maintaining hygiene and potty training should be given to their kids.

The self-care things including washing hands before and after eating, toilet by himself, using napkins after eating, and so on, should be taught to a kid as this not only make them hygiene-conscious but also helps them develop better habit and manners.

Self-eating practice

When in the home the kids rarely eats on their own. They are always accompanied by any one of the parents for eating. Now, since they will start going to preschool, one should stop these things, and make them eat on their own, because on school premises, they have to eat on their own. They should also be taught about opening zipper bags, canned foods, and similar packages.

If a kid is eating meals in school, they should be taught about how to use fork and spoon to grab their food and this will be helpful in developing table manners also for a kid.

Teaching about social skills

Apart from teaching home-based skills, the kid should also be taught about the outside life before being admitted in the school. Social skills like teaching them how to interact with others, taking them to the playground where they can meet and play with kids of same age, being friendly with everyone, and so on. Doing this not only improve their social skill but also will make them confident while talking to new faces.

Basic knowledge

Before admitting your kid to a school, some of the basics of life like writing and spelling their name, parent’s names, reciting alphabets and numbers, should be introduced to them.


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