Back To School Ultimate Guide: What to Say, How to Play, What to Read
DescriptionAnd another school year begins! There are many meaningful ways to support children through times of change. However, as a team of educators and parents, we're especially passionate about three types of support: what we're saying, how we’re playing, and what we’re reading. This digital guide was written by Lauren Vien, our Education Director and author of the Guide to Positive Language Strategies. You’ll find tips and tricks that she used as a classroom teacher + effective, everyday strategies she uses as a parent. Here’s how our Back to School Ultimate Guide is structured:
What to Say
These Positive Language strategies will help prepare your child for a new school year and support your child as he or she adjusts to new school routines.
How to Play
These playful, shared experiences will set the tone for your child’s school day and ease the transition from school to home.
What to Read
This teacher curated selection of back-to-school books offer relatable characters, unique perspectives, and lots of conversation starters! You'll find recommendations for toddlers, preschoolers, and big kids.
Materials & Safety
Digital Download: The Back to School Ultimate Guide will be sent to your inbox immediately upon checkout.
Includes: 14-Page Beautifully Designed Guide PDF
Guide Content: Intro, 6 Positive Language strategies, 6 Ways to Playfully Connect With Your Child Before School, 6 Ways to Playfully Support Your Child After School, 6 Book Recommendations for Toddlers and Preschoolers, 6 Book Recommendations for Kindergartners & Beyond
About the Author:
Lauren Vien, M.Ed., taught in private Manhattan preschools for over a decade before joining the Rose & Rex team as Education Director. With a masters in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from NYU, Lauren is deeply passionate about positive language and developmental play. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband and two young children, Henry and Violet. Family pastimes include building with couch cushions, exploring special "nature spots" in Central Park, and scooting to neighborhood playgrounds.
The ideas presented in these digital products are educational resources and are not substitutes for professional medical treatment or advice.
These digital products are meant to be used solely by the original purchaser and his or her immediate family. Additional parties wishing to use the Guide and/or Companion Workbook must purchase their own PDFs. The images, layout, design and content of these resources are copyright Rose & Rex 2022. No part of this guide may be reproduced or distributed in any form.