Best Kindergarten Books
As you bundle of joy grows up it is time for him/her to start the first critical phase of learning by attending Kindergarten. This is one of the most critical stages of your child’s mental development as he starts on the road to social interaction and adapting to a new environment and often uncomfortable situations.
Having the right guidance to help groom your child while he/she attends kindergarten can make all the difference.
The below books would give you a new perspective that can be used to help your child during his kindergarten schooling years.
THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES
The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak is one book that would give you a break from the sincere and mature parent act. You would enjoy reading out each line in the book ranging from great stories to funny noises. There are no pictures in the book, and it just instructs the parent to repeat the each page on the book word by word to their children and watch your kid laugh it out loud.
THE WATERMELON SEED
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli deals with one fo the common childhood fears by playing it out in the form of a crocodile who is scared of swallowing a watermelon seed. This book is funny, witty and yet insightful as it would help your child realize that some things are just scary ut hardly harmful.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle tells the story of an adorable caterpillar who wakes up hungry and eats through a leaf and then an apple. As you flip through different pages of the book, you would notice bright and vibrant illustrations that would capture the interest and imagination of your child.
This book would allow your child closely to observe one of the miracles of the animal kingdom – Metamorphoses of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly
CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr is by far the best route of introducing your child to alphabets and has sold millions of copies worldwide. It takes a very innovative approach to introducing alphabets as they decide to climb a coconut tree one by one resulting in the tree being down as you flip the pages of Chicka Boom. This book’s appeal lies in tis simplicity.
THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH!
The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems features a stubborn Pigeon, who refuses to take a bath and makes all possible excuses in the world in spite of being covered in dirt and desperate need fo a bath.
This book will resound with your child and would help him to understand the need of taking a bath and how it can be an incredibly fun activity. If you like pigeons than it is a must buy book and who does not dream of a kid who would be willing to take a bath without throwing any tantrums.
RUPERT CAN DANCE
Rupert Can Dance by Jules Feiffer is the story of an adorable girl Mandy and his cute cat Rupert. Mandy adores dancing and while she enjoys her dance lessons little does she know that when she goes to bed Rupert puts on her dancing shoes and had a ball all through the night.
When Mandy discovers Rupert’s secret one day and offers to teach Rupert further, he simply refuses to learn. What follows is a journey that would help your child to understand the importance of learning and playing together while being flexible to your friend’s request.
LITTLE ELLIOT, BIG CITY
Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato focuses on an aspect that most children books do not capitalize on – The power of incredible animation. Little Elliot is an adorable elephant who solves the various challenges of life with a smile and inspires your kid to better individual. Animation is mind blowing, and you shouldn’t be surprised if your child is glued to this book with only 17 sentences for hours together.
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt will spark your child’s imagination as you tell him the story of Duncan. Duncan loves to color and spends a lot of time filling his color book every day.
Until he finds out one day that his crayons have all quit with each of them having a unique complaint and issues among each other. Rest fo the story involves around a humorous yet educational dialog between Duncan and his crayons and would make for the perfect bedtime story.
ONCE UPON AN ALPHABET
Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers is a gorgeous book that takes a new approach to learning the alphabets ranging from the Astronaut who happens to be afraid of heights to the Bridge that got burned due to a fight between friends. Kids of all age would love this creative approach to learning and before you know he/she would be great at alphabets.