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How to Help Your Child Prepare for Preschool

Preschool Rio Rancho

Covenant Schools is a preschool in Rio Rancho that provides a loving and nurturing environment where your child can learn and grow. We offer a variety of programs and activities that are designed to help your child succeed. Contact us today to learn more and schedule a visit to get more familiar with our facility!

Steps to Take

At Covenant Schools, we know it can be hard to prepare your child for preschool. Preschool is a big step for both you and your child. Here are some tips to help your family get started:


Talk to your child about what they can expect on their first day. Explain that they will meet new friends, learn new things, and have fun. One way to do this is to read books about going to school. This will get your child excited about the idea of starting school and help them better understand what to expect.

Practice Independence

Help your child practice some of the skills they will need for preschool, such as putting on their own clothes and shoes, using the restroom independently, and washing their hands.


Visit the school ahead of time so your child can see where they will be going. This will help them feel more comfortable on the first day of school. It can also help if you choose a few outfits with your child that they feel comfortable wearing to school.


Pack a small bag with some of your child’s favorite things from home, such as a stuffed animal or blanket. They can turn to these items when they need them.


Make sure your child has a healthy breakfast and lunch before coming to school. This can help with their mood and keep them energized throughout the day.

Time To Settle In

Arrive to school a few minutes early on the first day so you can help your child get settled in.

Provide Reassurance

Reassuring your child that everything is going to be okay is an important part of preparing for preschool. Let them know that it’s normal to feel scared or sad, and that you feel those things too. Assure them that they will be safe at school and that you will be there to pick them up at the end of the day.

We know that starting preschool can be both exciting and scary for you and your child. That’s why we are here to help you every step of the way.

Wondering Where to Send Your Child for Preschool? Covenant Schools Can Help!

We hope these tips help you as you prepare your child for their first day of preschool. This step can be challenging, but just know that we are here to help you every step of the way. Covenant Schools has a safe and nurturing environment with staff that is dedicated to your child’s care.

Contact us today to learn more about our programs and how we can help your child succeed. We look forward to getting to know you and your family!


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