For many families, getting ready to go back to school is not only a time-consuming process—it’s an expensive one. The National Retail Federation’s 2015 Back-to-School Spending Survey found that families were planning to spend an average of $630.36 on clothing, electronics and school supplies for students grades K-12, with an
30 Back To School Books Tried, tested and loved. While it is important to read books about school to mentally prepare kids, make sure to read books that talk about friendship, separation from loved ones and more. It will give kids a wonderful opportunity to share their fears and thoughts. The Kissing Hand is an all time favorite. Molly Lou Melon is a great book to help kids prepare to deal with unpleasant situations in school.