Going to school can be filled with many emotions for young students. Some are very excited. Some are afraid. Whatever feelings your child may be having, it is a great idea to prepare for school by reading together. Sometimes just the idea of knowing what to expect can put everyone, mom included, at ease. A good book and setting aside time to read together can ease the back to school transition.
Books for Getting Ready for School Book List.
Preschool Day Hooray! by Linda Leopold Strauss. The book goes through a typical preschool day in rhyme where kids can learning all about routines and what to expect. They is a great tool to help your preschooler feel confident about their first day of school.
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New Victory Announces a New Season of Shows
We know you're busy planning picnics and summer outings, but we wanted to let you know that The New Victory just announced their new season and it looks fantastic. We thought you'd like a sneak peek of what's in store! Each year the New Vic theater brings culture to tourists and ...read more
Fun Ways to Discover Venice Italy with Your Family
Greetings from Italy wear the gelato is rich, the clothes divine and the scenery is inspiring. Now that I've been to this fine city in the north of Italy, twice, I've amassed a list of favorites to share. These are some fun ways to discover Venice, Italy with your family. ...read more
The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing: This book shows all incoming K's how fun the day will be. Schedules, supplies and saying goodbye to mom and dad will have your kindergartener ready to go.
First Grade Jitters by Robert Quackenbush: This book is for those first graders who have lots of questions about what the new grade will be like. Will they make friends? Will they need to know how to read?
I also have to mention that one of my favorite and most beloved children's authors, Mem Fox has a book for parents entitled Reading Magic: While Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. This book takes a humorous approach to the importance of reading aloud to your child more than once a day.
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