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transition period

For a smooth transition for your child, we follow a concept that was developed by educators in Germany based on the “Berlin model.”


Typically, the transition period takes a couple of days up to 1 week, this depends on each individual child and their needs. Please bring your child regularly to the kindergarten during the transition period and remain with your child for the first days. You support your child by letting him/her explore the new envionment but stay close and take the role of an observer.


You are a very important emotional security for your child! 

Parents and the teacher will agree on the time of the first short separation (15-30 min). A short goodbye is very important for your child. You will leave the kindergarten and remain accessible. The behavior of your child shows us whether we succeeded the first attempt of separation.


We will increase the time of separation until your child can be securely separated for a whole day. All steps of further transition will be discussed individually. This method is proven for a secure and trustworthy transition for your child.

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