Back-to-School Prep for Eager Kindergarteners

A Listmania! list by The Merry Midwesterner (Centerville, OH USA)
 
What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning (Core Knowledge Series)
1.  What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning (Core Knowledge Series) by E. D. Hirsch Jr.
The list author says:
  "This looks like a book for you about kindergarten readiness, but it is really just a great book of stories and interesting information to read to your child."
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Kindergarten Success: Helping Children Excel Right from the Start (Williamson Little Hands Book)
2.  Kindergarten Success: Helping Children Excel Right from the Start (Williamson Little Hands Book) by Jill Frankel Hauser
The list author says:
  "If you are interested in what kindergarteners are expected to learn these days and looking for fun hands-on activities to help your child develop those skills and acquire that knowledge, this may be the book for you."
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Making the Grade: Everything Your Kindergartner Needs to Know
3.  Making the Grade: Everything Your Kindergartner Needs to Know by Daniel A. Van Beek
The list author says:
  "Love workbooks?  Me too.  This one is engaging, thorough, and full of teaching notes to help parents present an exciting curriculum on their own or to reinforce classroom learning throughout the school year.  This isn't the type of workbook you just hand to your child; it is a workbook for YOUR shelf with tear-out sheets to present to your child."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Brain Quest Kindergarten
4.  Brain Quest Kindergarten by Chris Welles Feder
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Curious George's First Day of School
5.  Curious George's First Day of School by Margret Rey
$3.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

My First Day of School
6.  My First Day of School by P. K. Hallinan
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  "P.K. Hallinan's stories are little-known gems, written entirely in rhyme (we love that at my house) and full of cheerful pictures and character-building lessons."
$5.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Let's Learn All We Can
7.  Let's Learn All We Can by P. K. Hallinan
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My Teacher's My Friend
8.  My Teacher's My Friend by P. K. Hallinan
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

When I Grow Up
9.  When I Grow Up by P. K. Hallinan
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Night Before Kindergarten
10.  The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Rock 'N Learn: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
11.  Rock 'N Learn: Getting Ready for Kindergarten DVD ~ Rock 'N Learn
The list author says:
  "My son was mesmerized by this video and started doing things like making his bed, tying his shoes and setting the table at dinnertime.  Need I say more?"
$13.99   Used & New from: $5.81
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Adventures in Puzzle World (Combined Volume)
12.  Adventures in Puzzle World (Combined Volume) by Susannah Leigh
The list author says:
  "This fun series helps develop your child's thinking and problem-solving skills.  This edition includes eight stories, but individual stories may be much easier to find."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Draw Write Now, Book 1: On the Farm-Kids and Critters-Storybook Characters (Draw-Write-Now)
13.  Draw Write Now, Book 1: On the Farm-Kids and Critters-Storybook Characters (Draw-Write-Now) by Kim Stitzer
The list author says:
  "Pair this with a blank notebook and watch your child's writing and drawing skills soar."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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Wow! I'm Reading: Fun Activities to Make Reading Happen (Williamson Little Hands Book)
14.  Wow! I'm Reading: Fun Activities to Make Reading Happen (Williamson Little Hands Book) by Jill Frankel Hauser
The list author says:
  "Wow is right!  Whether you are cultivating an early reader or encouraging a reluctant reader, you will find a winning activity in this book!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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A to Z Mysteries (26 Book Set)
15.  A to Z Mysteries (26 Book Set) by Ron Roy
The list author says:
  "Most parents of preschoolers aren't thinking about chapter books yet, but many kids this age adore listening to these engaging mysteries while expanding their vocabulary and reading comprehension.  Look for these at your local library and from Scholastic Book Club."
Used & New from: $54.00
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Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1-8
16.  Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1-8 by Mary Pope Osborne
The list author says:
  "This is a great start to a series that takes your children on a wide variety of exciting historical adventures.  All of the books in the Magic Tree House series are available on audio as well as in print.  Listening to quality audiobooks is a fantastic way to build your child's listening skills and is fun for the whole family!"
$21.78   Used & New from: $15.16
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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