Youngsters from around Tamworth and the surrounding region kick-started their primary school years a few months back.
That first day of school is generally filled with a range of emotions - for both the child and the parent.
For some, there are tears and for others there is excitement.
But now - as the end of the first term approaches - the kids have settled in to their kindergarten classes and we've got photos of their smiling faces.
The Northern Daily Leader has rounded up photos of kindergarten classes from all around the region.