Here comes kindergarten! Whether your little reader is gearing up for the first day or making his or her way through the school year, K is for Kindergarten will guide them with silly rhymes and fun activities from A to Z.
Illustrations by Joseph Cowman/ Sleeping Bear Press
in Children’s Humorous Poetry /Amazon
K is for Kindergarten – In this book, readers get two books. One is an alphabet book, counting down the days before the first day of Kindergarten, and the second is an activities book, providing the anxious/excited child activities to both entertain and teach. —Books for a Curious Child
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School Library Journal – The alphabet frames this collection of activities for kindergarten, highlighting 26 (and more) words and challenges for youngsters anticipating the highlights of a school day. As rhyming verse introduces each activity, a sidebar lists Countdown and Challenge activities for more adventurous readers and their parents… Amid the expected sights, a bit of humor features the impossibility of bringing a beloved pet elephant to school. “P.S. If your elephant is too big to sit on your desk, please leave him at home!” In contrast to the subdued palette of the cover, the interior art is vibrant and active…
VERDICT A suggested general purchase for most libraries, this well-organized book will encourage readers to practice new words, learn through hands-on creativity, and face new challenges. A solid selection for one-on-one and small group sharing.
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