Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Activities to help with starting infant or primary school

Starting a new school, or going to school for the first time is an exciting time time for children and their parents/carers, but it is a big change and can also be a little scary and overwhelming.

Listed below are a range of fun 'Starting School Together' activities that can be done with your child to help get them ready for starting at infant or primary school. 


Let's build a den - session 1
A book all about me - session 2
Sharing and turn taking - session 3
Hand/eye co-ordination - session 4
Dinner time - session 5
Caring for a pet - session 6
Teddy bears picnic - session 7
The Hungry Caterpillar - session 8
I am the Music Man - session 9
Nature walk - session 10
Name recognition - session 11
Let's get dressed - I can do it myself - session 12
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