Reading to children is a great time for their curiosity to spark—and the perfect time to ignite a lifelong love for books, especially while distant learning.
Reading with your children not only boosts brain power, but creates a special bond between you and your child that you'll always treasure. Children want nothing more than to learn about the world around them, and books are a great way to introduce them to everything from basic concepts to big emotions.
Here are our picks for the 8 must-have educational books:
These chunky board books are perfect for little learners. The clear, bright photo illustrations and basic concepts (word, animals and numbers) are a great way to build early skills.
This hands-on activity book not only tells but shows kids the best way to do cool things—from knot-tying, building campfires, playing jump rope and writing letters. We love that there's something for kids of all ages.
The iconic collage art and melodic, repetitive text make this board book an endearing classic.
Todd Parr's signature vibrant illustrations help toddlers easily identify—and work through—the many big emotions they feel.
The playful rhymes and silly adventures of the pout-pout fish will make your little one—and you—laugh out loud while learning about feelings.
We can't think of a more fun and more beautiful way to introduce colors than with the Pantone color deck.
Toddlers will enjoy practicing fundamental concepts like numbers, letters, shapes, colors, animals, simple words and counting.
Yanking the cat's tail? NO. Gently patting him on the back? YES. This simple board book is the perfect way to teach your toddler about cause and effect.
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