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An interesting Youtube Clip on Transitions thanks to Ballymena Preschool in Northern Ireland


More Useful Transition Related Resources

Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool >>

Preschool to Primary School Transition Initiaitve - A final Report NCCA

Settling Young Children into Pre-School Settings >>

Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behaviour >>

Building Bridges: the Transition from Preschool to Primary School for Children in Ireland >>

The transition to school in Ireland: views of preschool and primary school teachers >>

Well-being and belonging during early educational transitions >>

Implementing Children’s Rights in Early Childhood Education. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations >>

Outcomes of Good Practice in Transition Processes for Children Entering Primary School >>

Action Research to Address the Transition from Kindergarten to Primary School: Children's Authentic Learning, Construction Play, and Pretend Play >>

Literature Review: Transition from Early Childhood Education to School >>