Settling In

Reflective Questions

The following list of questions is designed to help you in the process of finding the right kindergarten for you and ensuring you and your child are prepared for the settling in process. These questions will help to minimise the stress or anxieties you may have about the settling in process and ensure that you avoid any surprises during the process.



Questions to ask yourself as a family before visiting a prospective kindergarten


  • What are the most important things that a kindergarten should have available to my child?

  •  Is there anything we need support with as a family?

  •  How am I feeling about the settling in process?

  •  How would I like the kindergarten to support our home culture?

  •  What are my reasons for choosing a kindergarten with a different language?

  •  What things am I most excited about when my child joins the kindergarten?