Spring is nearly here, and it’s a great time to invite your child to learn more about the season. There are many books about springtime that share fun stories about plant growth, animals, and the changing weather. Here are some children’s books about spring.
Curious George Curious About Spring by H.A. Rey
Age range: 0-3 years
Curious George is a favorite character for young children who are interested to learn more about their world. With colorful illustrations and rhyming text, this book shows George as he explores aspects of spring like puddles, spring cleaning, and bird nests.
Little Bear’s Spring by Elli Woollard
Age range: 2-5 years
In this story, a bear cub wakes up from winter hibernation and discovers spring for the first time. He ventures out of his den to investigate, and meets other animals who teach him the meaning of spring and how it changes their lives.
And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano
Age range: 4-7 years
A young boy and his dog welcome the end of winter by deciding to plant a spring garden. They’re excited for the growth of their garden, but must learn patience and discover all that goes into new spring growth.
Everything Spring by Jill Esbaum
Age range: 4-8 years
This National Geographic Kids picture book gives children photographic depictions of animals and nature – a great base for you to use to discuss these concepts with your child.
Garden Wigglers: Earthworms in Your Backyard by Nancy Loewen
Age range: 4-9 years
This accessible and informative book helps children link spring rain with the importance of the worms they see after a storm. It shows children where worms live, how they move, what they do in the garden, and many other facts. There’s also an easy at-home experiment children can do to help them see how worms live.