My five year old needs to be at the bus stop by 7:00.
Yes, that’s seven o’clock in the morning.
I wake her up at six every morning, which should be plenty of time to get ready to go to school.
Grace likes to stop to talk and play instead of getting ready.
To solve the problem, I created “My Before-School Checklist.”
It lists every task she needs to do before leaving for the bus stop, and it really motivates her to stay on track. Her morning chores (just making the bed and putting her clothes in the hamper) are on her chore chart, which you can find in this post (also free).
And yes, I actually listed “go potty,” because I can’t count the number of times she didn’t go before leaving for school. Yikes. Now I don’t have to worry.
If this Before-School Checklist is something that will help you, feel free to download it! Laminate it or put it in a page protector. Your child can use dry erase markers to mark it off every day. Then you only have to print it once!
Grab Your Free Printable Before School Checklist
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