The Ultimate Baby & Kids Back to School Checklist 2020 – Malta Baby & Kids

The Ultimate Baby & Kids Back to School Checklist 2020

3 weeks before

  • Get your kids involved in Back to School shopping both at the planning stage and shopping stage
  • Invite classmates for playdates to give the kids a chance to reconnect
  • Get their minds into school mode with games and brain teasers
  • Finalise transportation arrangements
  • Spend time together doing family stuff before everyone gets caught up in the routine

2 weeks before

  • Get children's rooms, desks and school supplies organised
  • Start getting them to sleep earlier day by day
  • Research and make a list of lunches including food items they like

1 week before

  • Have backpacks packed and ready to go
  • Buy food supplies for lunches including healthy snacks
  • Book a hair cut for the kids
  • Write down a schedule for all their activities
  • Make sure all shopping for school supplies is done including:
  • Lunch boxes and water bottles
  • Stationery
  • Gym clothes and uniforms
  • Pencil cases filled with pencils, erasers, rulers
  • Tablets
  • Crayons, coloured pencils, washable markets etc

MAKE SURE TO SET YOUR ALARM CLOCK ON THE NIGHT BEFORE

CHECK THE MINISTRY FOR HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOLS REOPENING HERE

DAILY COVID CHECKLIST FOR PARENTS & GUARDIANS
It is expected that parents carry out this assessment of symptoms and signs on their child every day.

If your child display any of these symptoms/ signs below he may be possibly have an infectious illness and should not be sent to school since this illness may be transmissible.

Please check your child daily for these symptoms:

  • A temperature of 37.2°C
  • Sore Throat
  • New uncontrolled cough (for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • History of exposure –
  • Has the child been in contact with anyone who was confirmed as a case of COVID-19 in the last 2 weeks
  • Has the child travelled from a non-corridor country or a country on the amber list in the last 14 days