"What are great first day of school books that you use?" I got the question on my Instagram and email list. So I've done some research and also included the beginning of the year books I've used with kids.

What are great first day of school books that you use? I got the question on my Instagram and email list. So I've done some research and also included the beginning of the year books I've used with kids.


Top 5 books for the first day of school

The Kissing Hand


Activities and ideas to use with the book "The Kissing Hand"

First Day Jitters


Activities and ideas to use with the book "First Day Jitters"

Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes

Activities and ideas to use with the book "Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes"

  • My favorites shoes are ...
  • Ask kids what things they like to do in their new school shoes.
  • Talk about how kids feel when they go to new places.

The Night Before Kindergarten


The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!


Great books for the beginning of the year

We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Kindergarten, Here I come


Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten


School's First Day of School


The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School


Planet Kindergarten


Cool books for the first week of school

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