If you teach preschool, kindergarten, or even first grade, you know, full-well, how difficult it is for your students to transition from summer mode to school mode. The reasons are fairly obvious. For kids who are not used to spending a full day in school, making this transition can be extremely difficult, as they miss their parents, their daily routines, etc. And now, here they are, in a new environment, around new people – all day long. It can be daunting for any young child.