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It’s back to school time again, and this year, a few of the moms here at Simply Real Moms are sending their little ones to Kindergarten!

PBSKids Back To School DVDsStarting school can be a worrisome and overwhelming experience for little ones. Whether it’s their first day of preschool or Kindergarten or it’s their first day back to the same school for third grade, the idea of new teachers, new friends, a new classroom and rules or even a new playground can be kind of scary!

Our friends at PBS have a wonderful selection of DVDs available that focus on starting school for the first time and going back to school! They offer stories that feature our kids’ favorite characters, including new DVDs that feature Daniel Tiger and Calliou!

1. Daniel Tiger Goes To School

Join Daniel Tiger and his friends as they head to school where they discover that learning and using your imagination is GRR-IFIC fun! So play along with Daniel and experience all the excitement of going to school! It includes 8 episodes that all focus on situations your little one might encounter at school, and how to face them!

2. Calliou Goes Back To School

Join Caillou as he explores everyday life, where ordinary daily events spark his and your child’s imagination. Caillou Goes Back to School helps children learn about reading, imagination, nature and art with 12 school centered episodes.

3. Curious George Goes Back To School

There’s so much to learn and do at school, and new friends to meet, too. Come along with George as he discovers that you can learn new things at school, at home and everywhere in between.

4. Martha Speaks: Martha Goes Back To School

With her incredible gift of gab, talking dog Martha goes on lots of fun adventures, including taking over Helen’s class as a substitute teacher, using her imagination to retell classic fairy tales and leading a daring escape from the animal shelter.

5. Sesame Street Ready For School

Big Bird, Baby Bear and the rest of the gang all get together to help apprehensive Elmo prepare for his first day of school. Once he learns of the singing and dancing, arts and crafts and all-around fun that awaits him at school, Elmo’s raring to go. Packed with great songs, memorable characters and the trademark Sesame Street charm, this feature is perfect for toddlers on the verge of their own first day of school.

6. Clifford’s SchoolHouse

Come join Clifford for lots of school time fun! He learns that when life gets tricky, he just needs to try his best.

7. Arthur Goes Back To School

Based on the bestselling children’s books by Marc Brown, ARTHUR follows the adventures of eight-year-old Arthur Read. Join the world’s most famous aardvark and friends as they go back to school! Includes 4 great ARTHUR adventures.