Kids hesitant towards moving house? These 5 books will help



Are your kids hesitant towards the idea of moving house? These 5 books will change their attitude

Moving home can be a very exciting event however, it can also be a time of hesitation – especially for children. If you are moving some distance grown-up children will be irresolute about leaving their pals behind, while younger kids can just find the moving process quite confusing. Here are some books that kids can read to help them cope with this hectic event. If you are moving with a baby we have an article here to help you a little with this.

1.     We’re Moving – by Heather Maisner, Houghton Mifflin Company

This is an amusing book about a pre-schooler called Amy. She does not want to relocate as she will have to leave her best friend as well as the garden she loved and cared for with her father. The illustrations are pretty to look at, and the narrative will encourage younger kids to talk about their views and any other concerns, which they may have about moving home.

The book can be found on the play store here or by the publisher here

2.      Moving House – by Usborne First Experiences

This brilliantly illustrated book is good for very young kids. It tenderly introduces them to the whole process of moving house. Everything from the story to pictures is entertaining. Kids will surely love it.

This moving book to help your child adjust can be purchased on Amazon here

3.     Moving Molly – by Shirley Hughes (Red Fox Picture Books)

A beautiful book for young kids about missing their previous home once the novelty of relocating is over – but there are exciting activities to be held in a neighbouring garden.

The book can be found here, more about the author Shirley Hughes can be found here

4.     Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day – by Random House, Incorporated

Many kids are already familiar with Berenstain Bear stories. They will easily connect with the characters, especially the Brother Bear. This book highlights some of the fears kids may have about moving but all ends well eventually – a great way of re-assuring the young ones.

This book can be found here

5.     Moving House (First Times) – by Rebecca Hunter

This is a clever book, which explores the “first time experience” of relocating, with specially illustrated photographs to support the story.

More titles by Rebecca Hunter can be found here

Apart from these, there are other books even meant for adults. However, all the best as your kids try to understand the idea of moving. Whenever you are ready to move, find a good removal company to facilitate the process. Here at BYMV we offer premium man with van reliable moving services at an affordable rate. Whatever the amount of items you want to move, we a have an able team that will make it a reality. Contact us via phone 020 3327 7300 or email using the links on the right.

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