10 Adorable Books That Get Kids Excited About Kindergarten

Look ahead with confidence and dive into these fun, relatable reads about the joys of kindergarten.
By Scholastic Parents Staff
Aug 17, 2021



10 Adorable Books That Get Kids Excited About Kindergarten

Aug 17, 2021

Kindergarten may seem a bit scary and new to your little one, but with the help of fun, accessible stories that show the joys of the class experience, your child's worries will disappear! These books will get your child excited for what's to come.

For instance, in Clifford Goes to Kindergarten, it's Emily Elizabeth's first day of kindergarten — and she can't help but feel nervous. Thankfully, her teacher gives students permission to bring something from home to make the day easier (but she didn't expect Emily to bring something as big as Clifford!).

Meanwhile, in the beloved book The Night Before Kindergarten, the characters go through the motions of getting ready for the first day of school — from packing essential school supplies to picking out a back-to-school outfit! They have fun preparing for the start of school, but when it comes to saying goodbye to their parents, they experience the jitters. The kids soon learn to overcome their fears and go to school with enthusiasm and high spirits.

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