Labor Day is right around the corner and that means making the calls for preschool tours or sending your little one off to his very first school experience. This event could make your life a little easier. Jenifer Wana, author of How to Choose the Best Preschool for Your Child: The Ultimate Guide to Finding, Getting Into, and Preparing for Nursery School, will hares fun, practical tips for preparing your child for the first day of school.
Choosing and getting into the right preschool can be a daunting and time-consuming task for parents, particularly in Manhattan where choices abound but competition can be fierce. Many parents are overwhelmed by the options, dont understand the process, and dont know what to look for or what questions to ask in the first place. Thats where this book comes in handy.
The book features:
Dedicated section on the Manhattan preschool admissions process
How to find high-quality schools in your area
Discussions on popular programs (Montessori, play-based, Reggio-Emilia)
What criteria to consider
What to ask and observe during your preschool visit
Advice on admission essays, interviews, and wait lists for those applying to competitive schools
Tips for paying for preschool (tax credits, financial aid)
Advice to help your child prepare for the first day of preschool
Topics include tips for selecting the right gear and supplies, developing preschool readiness skills, and packing lunch/snacks. Attendees will receive 10% off any items mentioned in the class including school gear, toys, bedding, and more.
Monday, August 2.
Pottery Barn Kids
1131 Second Ave (69th St.)
Call 212.879.4746 to RSVP
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