To survive the first night you'll need to follow these simple steps
Step 1: Collecting Items
You'll need to collect things like wood dirt and meat&wool
Step 2: Building
Then you take the dirt or wood you collected and make it into a 5by5 house if you dot have a bed by then , then you'll spend the night crafting
Step 3: The Next Morning
The next morning you will have to collect more stuff Then you can trap animals and stuff like that.
You can go into your minecraft settings and put your sensitivity on low and there won't be any monsters and falls are less deadly