In general, people enjoy routines, and children are no exception. Routines are comforting, safe, and familiar. Deviating from their routine can make children feel anxious, which can lead to tears and tantrums. Many children initially don't like preschool because it's such an unfamiliar experience, but you can make a difference as a parent. Here are four tips you can use to help your child get over their fears about attending preschool.