Vicky's Tools for School List
Vicky is an Early Literacy Supervisor for Phoenix Public Library. Part of her job is to create school readiness programs to teach parents how to prepare their kids for kindergarten. Teaching a preschooler about persistence, problem-solving, or empathy can be hard!
Meet her list
Vicky recommends using the books on this list as a simple way to start a conversation about not so simple topics.
Attend a Tools for School program
Who's it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups
What will you do? You and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share books and activities that build kindergarten skills in class and are easily practiced at home.
What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.
Find a Tools for School program near you.