Some children are born ready to socialize and get to know everyone in the room. Others are on the shy side, preferring to cling to their parents rather than go off and explore. Attending daycare can be particularly challenging for a shy child. For most, it is the first time they will be away from their parent, who is like their security blanket, for a substantial period of time. But while you should expect adapting to daycare to be a bit challenging for your shy child, there are a few things you can do to help make the experience easier on them.