Preschool was much better today.
Apparently he settled himself, spent time with the children instead of apart from them, sat in a new spot at lunch and commented on the fact that he had the same sandwich as one of the other kids, and had no objections to doing activities and taking part. Yay! This is great.
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With his constant rubbish-talk, I've gone to ignoring and humming when he tries to engage me in it. If he asks a real question or makes a statement or tries to look me in the face, I respond straight away.
It seems to have made a difference today. After a few unsuccessful attempts at making me answer questions about a TV show, he gave up and went elsewhere.
Try again tomorrow.