The toddler stage is a time when children are absorbing new information, and this is the time to make the most of nurturing their development. Kids are developing their speech, and even some exceptional toddlers are learning to read simple words. And, the best thing for parents to do when it comes to nurturing their toddler's development is by reading them age-appropriate books every day. Reading a bedtime story is usually part of the bedtime routine.
Here are 5 best books for toddlers that parents will want to get a hold of:
- Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
Little Nutbrown Hare and his dad talk about the special love that they have for each other. This book indicates the unbreakable bond between a parent and a child, and this is a wonderful book to read before bedtime!
- Press Here, by Hervé Tullet
Since kids are learning how to use touchscreens at a much younger age nowadays, this book is a perfect opportunity to help encourage toddlers to use the technology. This book also encourages interaction, and the digital pages can be turned.
- Whistle For Willie Board Book, by Ezra Jack Keats
A young boy that is living in the city named Peter wants to learn how to whistle. However, he struggles with it. This book teaches kids that it is okay to struggle and work hard at something in order to achieve it. Kids need to learn that at times you have to work very hard to achieve something!
- Where Do Diggers Sleep At Night?, by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illustrated by Christian Slade
This book is geared towards any toddler that is obsessed with cars, and are full of sweet rhymes about diggers, cranes, dump trucks and tractors. The rhymes will help lul the little ones to sleep at night.
- Mini Myths: Make a Wish, Midas!, by Joan Holub, illustrated by Leslie Patricelli
Midas is derived from Greek mythology, and Midas wants everything to be yellow. In the story, he gets upset whenever something he receives is not yellow. The point of this book is to teach toddlers from a young age to not expect perfection and that they will not get everything they want. Eventually, as kids grow and mature, they will realize that they cannot take everything for granted- and appreciate what they do have.
These 5 books for toddlers are the best choices for parents to get so they can read their little ones a bedtime story that they will love!