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Help your child get used to the idea of kindergarten by reading all about it!
Is your child getting ready to start kindergarten? My five-year-old starts next week.
One of the ways we have tried to prepare her for this exciting time of a new school, a new teacher, and riding on a schoolbus is by reading books about it.
Here is a list of some wonderful books to get kids ready for kindergarten!
10 Best Books to Get Kids Ready for Kindergarten
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten, by Joseph Slate. My daughter’s preschool gave us this book as a graduation gift…what a great idea! It’s rhyme-y, silly, and full of fun animals.
Kindergarten, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg. Learn all about the milestones and special moments that kindergarten entails. This one is only $3.46 for the paperback on Amazon!
The Night Before Kindergarten, by Natasha Wing. Will saying goodbye to Mom and Dad be so tough once the kids learn just how much fun kindergarten is? This is another cheap one– just $3.39!
On the First Day of Kindergarten, by Tish Rabe. Written in the style of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” this hardcover shows all the fun and exciting activities kindergarten has to offer.
Clifford Goes to Kindergarten, by Norman Bridwell. My kids love Clifford and they love this story of when Emily Elizabeth brings Clifford to kindergarten with her!
Planet Kindergarten, by Sue Ganz-Schmitt. Blast off and help your little space explorer prepare for kindergarten with Planet Kindergarten.
Adventure Annie Goes to Kindergarten, by Toni Buzzeo. Watch Adventure Annie save the day in kindergarten!
Curious George’s First Day of School, by H. A. Rey. At $2.82, the price is right for the tale of the curious monkey’s first day of school.
Kindergarten Rocks! by Katie Davis. Dexter and his stuffed animal Rufus are just a tiny bit nervous about kindergarten starting.
The Berenstain Bears Go To School, by Stan Berenstain. Everyone’s favorite bear cubs are headed to school, but Sister Bear is a little worried about starting kindergarten. This one’s a steal at $2.82!