As a mom of a toddler who absolutely loves books, I know how important it can be to find ones that you can read over and over again. I've put together this list of the best books for toddlers so that you can feel confident that you won't lose your mind reading the same few favorites every night. These toddler books are going to be favorites for you and your toddler.
Although I can't guarantee that your toddler won't ask to read the same book one hundred times, I can promise that you won't want to hide it in the deepest part of your closet afterwards.
These are the best books for toddlers that can be read time and time again.
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35 of The Best Books for Toddlers
I've been reading to my son every day since the day he was born. Over his two and a half years, we have built up quite the collection of toddler books and we definitely have our favorites.
I've learned a lot from reading consistently with my child.
- Kids love repetition
- Kids tend to want the same books over and over again
- Some books are torture for parents to read repeatedly
- The best books for toddlers will last a lifetime
Educational Toddler Books
I think the difference between reading to a baby and reading to a toddler is how much they understand and store in their minds. It's super-important to make sure your toddler has some educational toddler books in his library.
Hello, World! Solar System
Oh, Say, Can You Say Di-no-saur?
Hello, World! Weather
Guess Who Ocean Friends
Indestructibles: Baby Animals
Interactive Toddler books
Babies and toddlers love books that get them involved. Books that make noise, ask questions, or ask for action on your toddler's part are always a fun addition to your collection.
Around The Farm
Where Could The Animals Be?
Elmo's Big Lift and Look Book
Fun Toddler Books
It's always fun to see your child light up or laugh every time you read his favorite book. I try to keep a collection of funny, silly, and fun toddler books on the shelf just so I can see that silly laugh light up the room.
Giraffes Can't Dance
The Wonky Donkey
The Pout-Pout Fish
The Fed-up Cow
I Don't Like to Eat Ants
Neck & Neck
The Book With No Pictures
Toddler Story books
At this point, your toddler can follow a story. He knows when something is funny or scary, sad or happy. Not to mention, he might even recognize characters. It's always so fun to introduce story books to a toddler and watch him follow along and ask for more.
The Big Book of Bedtime Stories
Mickey and Minnies Storybook Collection
Toddler Book Favorites
The best toddler books also end up being some of the best baby books that I've been reading to my son since he was born. At this point, he has memorized many of these books and can recite them from front to back. Hey, I think it's a good sign that I'm reading to my toddler enough. No matter how old he gets, I'm always going to remember reading these classics to him as a baby and a toddler.
These are the favorites that my son and I share in no specific order.
Guess How Much I Love You
Five Little Monkeys
The Wonderful Things You Will Be
The Little Engine That Could
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Little Blue Truck
The Foot Book
Hand Hand Fingers Thumb
The Eye Book
That's Not My Meerkat
I Love You Through and Through
The Bear Snores On
Where The Wild Things Are
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
The Best Books for toddlers
I hope you and your little ones love these toddler books as much as we do.
Reading to your child is such a special time in our lives that flies by faster than you realize. Take the time to read the best books for toddlers while you still can. Before you know it, you won't be able to get them to sit next to you long enough to get through a book.
What do you think are the best books for toddlers? Share in the comments!
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