Children’s Books About Going to School

Reading children's books about going to Preschool or Kindergarten is a great introduction to school procedures and activities. Prepare your child ahead of time with these concrete examples of what to expect at school. These reassuring books are not only entertaining, but can calm transitional fears. Get your child's year off to a smooth start with these helpful children's books.

The Kissing Hand  (See Book Review) Take a moment to read  the Little Ones Book Review of this highly recommended book. The Kissing Hand, is a New York Times Bestseller which is a touching story dealing with overcoming separation anxiety.

The Night Before Kindergarten

First Day Jitters

The Night Before First Grade

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten (Miss Bindergarten Books)

D.W.'s Guide to Preschool (Arthur Adventures)

The Twelve Days of Kindergarten: A Counting Book

 The Berenstain Bears Go to School (First Time Books(R))

If You Take a Mouse to School (If You Give…)

Morris Goes to School (I Can Read Book 1)

Little Critter: First Day of School

Miss Bindergarten Has a Wild Day In Kindergarten (Miss Bindergarten Books)

For additional tips regarding first day of school experiences, see the Little Ones Back to School Special including the article,10 Steps to a Successful First Day at Nursery, Preschool & Kindergarten.


See the Little Ones Back to School Special Feature at for valuable tips to help parents get this year off to a great start!






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