These children’s activity books can be used before, during and after your child has started school. They will help to prepare your child for school and assist them to settle into their new environment.  

A picture book about me [2MB]

This book will help your child’s teacher learn more about your child and family before school begins. Print this book in colour so your child can draw about themselves at home. You may then like to pass it onto their primary school teacher.

I am going to school next year [600KB]

This book will help your child’s teacher learn more about the early childhood education and care (ECEC) service your child attended. You can insert photographs of things like their educator, friends and what they like to play. Print the book and pass it onto your child’s primary school teacher. 

I am starting school [3MB]

This book is about helping your child prepare for starting school. Print out the activity book in colour for your child to draw pictures, or you may like to paste in photographs. It will help your child familiarise themselves with the new routine, environment and teachers at school. Read this book regularly with your child in the lead up to starting school.

My first week at school [516KB]

This picture book can be completed at the end of your child’s first week of school. Help them to celebrate and reflect on all their new experiences. Print the book in colour so your child can draw pictures about their week, or for you to insert photographs.