New from Scholastic Parents: back-to-school tips, book lists, and more

Guest Blogger  //  Aug 27, 2018

New from Scholastic Parents: back-to-school tips, book lists, and more

Guest post by Shari Kaplan, senior editor at Scholastic Parents

With back-to-school season upon us, the Scholastic Parents team has been busy building out great resources for the parent audience. From best books for back to school for PreKMiddle Schoolers, and great stories set in school for elementary readers, there are books picks for all ages and grades.

And, to help with the busy time of year, parents of students can discover ways to help students stay organizedbooks to help kids with back-to-school jitters and tips for starting Kindergarten.

For more new recommended reads, these new picture book lists will satisfy early readers, whether they fancy cats or sharks, are are intrigued by the ocean, or the sun, moon and stars.

To help kids and families celebrate recent and upcoming fun holidays including National Sisters DayNational Tooth Fairy Day, and National Grandparents Day, Scholastic Parents featured new book lists paired with printables that include writing practice.

Parents of children interested in STEM will want to check out how to make a gear-powered caterpillarbeautiful batiks, and shell castings, as well as STEM-centric television programming recommendations.

Lastly, parents can help make math fun for kids, by showing them how to practice math at the pool or at a baseball game!   Make sure to check out much more at the new Scholastic Parents site!