Providing a good overview of what happens at a typical primary school. A good starting point to encourage children to talk about anxieties and emotions they may be experiencing related to starting school.
Books that help children prepare for starting school. Starting school is an exciting time for children, but it can also be daunting, particularly for children who tend to be anxious in new environments. Some picture books focus on the practical aspects of starting school, such as assemblies, storytime and playtime. Others address some of the anxieties that some children may feel as they approach this big milestone.