Planning for the Holidays in Head Start

In November’s vlog, Dr. Bergeron shares ideas for planning for the holidays in Head Start. Discover resources that will help programs in supporting children and staff.

Transitions

Children experience many transitions, including from home to an early care and education setting, between age groups or program settings, and from preschool to kindergarten. Supporting these transitions is critically important..

Daily Separations and Reunions

Daily separations and reunions are part of the fabric of relationships. In center-based programs, they provide opportunities to develop a young child's skill at making positive transitions. 

Transition to Kindergarten

Preschool children make the transition into kindergarten more successfully when their schools and families prepare it together, and when their preschool and kindergarten teachers connect.