CDC - COVID-19 Pandemic: Helping Young Children and Parents Transition Back to School
Many early care and education programs stayed open during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide needed care. But for many families, the pandemic meant keeping their children at home. Transitioning back to early childhood programs or school— or starting them for the first time—can be hard for children and families. Transition in a time of physical distancing, masks, and extra stress is extra hard.