Starting School?

Starting School (or kindy,or childcare) is an important milestone in the eyes of a children and parents, which although exciting, can also leave some children feeling anxious and worried.

One simple strategy to help ease first day fears is to read aloud books about starting school to your child. Stories about school can introduce them to the school day, answer some questions they may have and help ease any first day fears.
Cover: The first day at school by Yvonne Jagtenberg

Cover: Do I have to go to school? by Pat Thomas Cover: Spot Loves School by Eric Hill Cover: Dinosaur starts school by Pamela Duncan Edwards Cover: First day by Margaret Wild Cover: There's a hippopotamus in the playground eating cake by Hazel Edwards Cover: I am too absolutely small for school by Lauren Child
Sutherland Shire Libraries provide many books about starting school. Here are 10 suggestions to get you started: