Pre-k and kindergarten books are a great way to start easing your child into the idea of going to school before that intimidating first year actually starts.
So much is changing when your child is starting school for the first time. Unlike you though, your child has no idea what to expect and it's up to you to help him understand what school is all about.
Below you'll find a great list of books to help your child prepare for that first year of school, books to help your child understand what to expect during that often intimidating first year and books to help him transition into reading his first books and becoming a big first grader!
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Does your kiddo seem to get a bit more 'attached' when you mention the 's' word? We put together a list of books geared toward kids who will be starting school for the first time. Reading preschool and kindergarten books like the ones listed below will help you ensure your little guy or gal knows what to expect on that first day of school and beyond.
Get your toddler excited about books with these fun, heart-warming stories by some of the best authors in the genre. Kindergarten books aren't all about going to school, of course... where's the fun in only reading about school? Get started long before the kindergarten year is set to begin because it will be here before you know it and you'll be wishing you had just a little bit more time to get ready for it.
Kindergarten is so much more these days than fun crafts, recess, napping and story time like the good old days. Kindergarteners are being sent home with actual homework. Simple math and learning to read are a large part of what your child will be walking into when school starts. Make sure he's prepared by getting the reading started early.
To give your little one plenty to read, board books are a great, sturdy choice. Below you'll find a great starting point. These are 15 of the most highly rated board books currently available on Amazon.com. We've tried not to duplicate any we've already listed at some point on this page, so soak them all in because there are a lot of quality kindergarten books for little readers of all ages.
In addition to this list, we have an entire page devoted strictly to childrens board books of all kinds. Click here to view the entire list of recommended board books.
Looking for some great books to share with your child throughout those first few years of pre-k, kindergarten and first grade? We've gathered the best of the best before, during and after kindergarten books that kids actually enjoy reading, and we've listed them here for your convenience.
Kids between the ages of 2-5 years old will absolutely fall in love with these stories and they will beg you to read them read them again and again. What better reward is there than the look on your child's face when he gets to experience the wonders of a well crafted children's book.
If you're child is learning to read it's not always easy to find books that are suitable for first time readers. Keep him occupied and making progress on his reading scale with a sparkle in his eye and a smile on his face.
These books are super fun and totally addicting. Not to mention the fact that you can be a proud mama or papa knowing your child is taking to books so well because he'll be begging you for more, I promise! We're working on a more complete list that will be split out on a dedicated page. In the meantime, these should get you off to a wonderful start.
Share some of the classics with your child at bedtime: Whether it's Aesop's Fables, Mother Goose's Fairy Tales or another of your favorite childhood stories, share that magic with your child and make it a family tradition. Here's a great list to get you started with some of the very best classic children's books ever written.
Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved authors in the children's fiction genre: He has put a smile on millions of young little faces and helped millions more become acquainted with their very first books. The fun rhymes and silly, talking beasts he created have stolen the hearts of parents, teachers and children alike and we've done our best to bring the best of Seussville to you! Check out our favorite Dr. Seuss books ever