A BOOK FOR STARTING SCHOOL

A BOOK FOR STARTING SCHOOL

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 29th August 2019

Many 4-5 year olds including Ewan will be starting Primary School over the next few days. One way to make it easier for them and parents is prepare with book. Here are 12 suggestions:

  1. Going To School by Grace Jones

Hardback: 24 pages                           Age Range: 3 – 5 years                       PublisherBook  Life Publishing

Note: Ewan begins school on 4th September and he will use this non-fiction book to help him through this great big step in life. The book will be the first of our weekly features “Non-fiction Book of the Week” beginning 9th September 2019

  1. Starting School (Picture Puffins) by Allan Ahlberg and Janet Ahlberg

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 5 years                       Publisher: Puffin

  1. Starting School Sticker Book (First Sticker Books) by Felicity Brooks (Author)

Paperback: 24 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 6 years                       Publisher: Usborne Publishing

  1. Topsy and Tim: Start School by Jean Adamson (Author), Belinda Worsley (Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 6 years                       Publisher: Ladybird

  1. First Day at Bug School by Sam Lloyd (Author, Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 6 years       Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books

  1. Harry and the Dinosaurs Go to School by Ian Whybrow (Author), Adrian Reynolds (Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 2 – 7 years                       Publisher: Puffin

  1. Lucy and Tom at School by Shirley Hughes (Author)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 5 years                       Publisher: Red Fox Picture Books

8              I am Too Absolutely Small for School (Charlie and Lola) by Lauren Child (Author)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 5 years                       Publisher: Orchard Books

9              Little Owl’s First Day by Debi Gliori (Author), Alison Brown (Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 5 years       Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books

10           Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?: A First Look at Starting School by Pat Thomas (Author), Lesley Harker (Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages                          Age Range: 5 – 11 years                     Publisher: Wayland

11           Mae’s First Day of School by Kate Berube (Author)

Hardcover: 32 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 7 years                       Publisher: Abrams Books

  1. Get Ready for 1st Day Of School: Create Your Own Keepsake Book | A fun interactive activity book to help kids get excited about starting school and ease their first day jitters by Charlotte School Playhouse (Author)

Paperback: 44 pages                          Age Range: 3 – 6 years                       Publisher: Independently published

 

Why settle for a simple back-to-school photo and sign? Have your kids create their own unique “1st day of school” book that will make a great keepsake and a treasured memory for years to come!

Get Ready for 1st Day of School is an interactive activity book designed specifically to prepare kids for the big day in two ways: create excitement and ease anxiety.

With a mix of engaging questions-and-answers and fun drawing activities, the book lets kids get excited about the first day of school and in the process create a unique memory of this important milestone.

The book covers all the necessities:

Name

Age, Grade, School name, Start date, But also includes fun stuff, like:

Design your own backpack, Draw a map to get to school, What you secretly hope to have for lunch on the first day, Draw a picture of what you will look like on your first day of school, And more

In addition to getting kids excited for the big day, the activities in the book help kids explore what starting school means to them, and in turn, prepare them for the changes coming up. Preparing, talking and thinking about school

 

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Life is short. Live passionately.

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…going to school, the best days of your life (So they say but I dispute that!)

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Why name hurricanes lame names, like Sandy? Name ‘em Hurricane Death Megatron 300 and I guarantee folk will be evacuating like they need to.

LOVE IS…

Love is…burning off the calories together

TRACK OF THE DAY

Band On The Run – Paul McCartney & Wings

Highest Chart Position: No.3 3rd August 1974

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Thursday 29th August 2019

More Herbs Less Salt Day

Lemon Juice Day

Individual Rights Day

Chop Suey Day

Potteries Bottle Oven Day

 

 

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