Education is as old as humanity itself, as parents have passed down the knowledge they have – from foraging and fighting to farms and factories – to help their children get a leg up in the world for as long as humans have been able to learn simple skills. Nowadays, there are as many theories about the best kind of education and the best way to teach children as there are stars in the sky, with one of the more popular being Montessori schools.
The transition to going to daycare can be a scary time for children (and for some parents), especially for kids that haven't been away from mom and dad before. To help prep them for daycare (and for school), it's important to keep it a positive experience so they'll want to go to daycare rather than dread it each day. See below for helpful tips to prepare your child for daycare. They can be beneficial for you as the parent as well.