My 3yr old is starting preschool this fall. He's never experienced child care or being away from me, except when staying with family. So I'm looking for recommendations for getting him ready for the preschool experience, especially any books that might be fun to read together.
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This is something that is working right now. I bring my son to our local library daily. He knows the staff and is comfortable with this location. I allow him to pick out three books on his own and I pick out two that would be new materials for him. It worked today like a charm. He picked out one book independently and I picked out one of my choosing. He was upset about my choice at first bu... More
Looking for a somewhat easy read since my brain is usually a little fried at night. Something starting from 1 year and on preferred but if it has a little bit of the first year too then it’s ok. Thanks!!
We have a lot of changes coming up for my 3 yo daughter - first a move to another house in SF, then a transition to a big bed (from crib) and then a baby brother coming in early Aug. She responds well to situational books so I'm looking for recommendations that deal with these different topics? She has enjoyed books like Maisy Goes to Preschool and When I Miss You. Other suggestions to ... More
How do I get him to pay more attention to the words? He seems to have most books memorized... I prompt him if necessary. Sometimes he tells me the whole story, other times I read the whole story.