Picture Books & Resources
Starting school is a momentous time in a child’s life. Reassure them about what to expect in new situations with these great books. Use them to discuss school routines and that it is okay to feel uncertain in new surroundings.
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These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Child Mind Institute: School
Melbourne Child Psychology: School Readiness: What is the right age for your child?
British Council: School Lesson Plan
British Council: Class Tree Display
British Council: My Ideal Teacher
Read Write Think: Creating Class Rules: A Beginning to Creating Community
Scholastic: Building Cooperation Skills In and Out of the Early Childhood Classroom
Character: Turn-Taking and Choosing Who Goes First: Playing Fair lesson plan
Scholastic: The Bully-Free Classroom
Teach Primary: Building curiosity in the primary classroom
NHS Trust: Anxiety Classroom Resources
Reading Rockets: Knowledge in the Classroom
Scholastic: 20 Minutes to an Organized Classroom Library
Character: Sharing in the Classroom lesson plan
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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