Need to Prepare Your Child for Preschool? 7 Great Books to Help! by Jill Ceder, LMSW, JD

5 years ago
Need to Prepare Your Child for Preschool? 7 Great Books to Help!

Preschool time? Here are seven preschool-prep books that range from coping with separation anxiety and making new friends to learning what activities and schedules to expect when they go to preschool! 

The Kissing Hand
The Kissing Hand $9
School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret...
Llama Llama Misses Mama
Llama Llama Misses Mama $10
Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do?
I Love You All Day Long
I Love You All Day Long $6
Owen's anxious question prompts this heartwarming, comforting tale of how a parent's love stays with a child whether they are together or apart -- all day long.
What to Expect at Preschool
What to Expect at Preschool $3
With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together.
Bye-Bye Time
Bye-Bye Time $7
Being dropped off at childcare or cared for by a babysitter means saying goodbye to Mom or Dad — and for many toddlers, bye-bye is a big deal.
Daniel Goes to School
Daniel Goes to School $4
Daniel Tiger is excited to go to school — but he is worried when his dad can’t stay with him — in this back-to-school story.
Maisy Goes to Preschool: A Maisy First Experiences Book
Maisy Goes to Preschool: A Maisy First Experiences Book $6
Going to preschool is a lot more fun with a friend like Maisy to show you the ropes!

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Donna John
The Kissing Hand is one of our favorites, Jill Ceder, LMSW, JD! Thanks for the other suggestions!
Christine Jones
The Kissing hand was a favorite in our house as well Jill Ceder, LMSW, JD and Donna John!
Naimah Razak
The Kissing Hand is such a sweet story. all of my kids have loved it! As well as Llama Llama Misses Mama. :) not very familiar with the others, will chk them out!

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