Spring has sprung! Spring is a season of reviving nature all around us and for most of the toddlers the very first time they encounter many changes and new experiences! To help them understand changes in the nature grab few of the best spring board books for toddlers and enjoy cosy reading time!
Rainbows, gardening, rain drops, budding flowers, bugs, etc. There are so many new words and new experiences waiting for toddler during spring.
It’s a perfect time to read aloud spring books and work to expand their vocabulary!
TODDLER’S FAVORITE SPRING PICTURE BOOKS TO READ ALOUD
If your child is one or two year old, they will love our selection of spring themed books.
Our selection for under 2 year old kids is based on one (or more, if we are lucky) things:
- short books with few pages since toddlers have a short attention span
- chunky and durable books to endure rough toddlers
- books with lovely and vivid illustrations
- books with textures or finger puppets for extra sensory experience during reading
Bright Baby Touch and Feel Spring
With seasonal pictures to celebrate the arrival of Spring, this is an engaging book to share with babies and toddlers. There are chicks, bunnies, spring flowers and photographs of other familiar Spring things to look at, and the pages have different touch-and-feel textures, which little fingers will love to explore. Find the book Bright baby touch and feel Spring here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Color Wonder Hooray for Spring!
Celebrate the bright colors of spring with this hands-on color-play novelty board book! Turn the wheels to create and change the bold colors of spring in this deceptively simple and thoughtfully layered novelty book that teaches the joy and wonder of color. Find the book Color Wonder Hooray for Spring! here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Nature Friends Lift-a-Flap Boxed Set 4-Pack
Visit the animals in the Little Red Barn and take to high seas with the Little Blue Boat. The Little Yellow Bee will introduce you to his friends in the garden and the Little Green Frog will show you the animals by the pond. Titles included: Little Red Barn, Little Blue Boat, Little Yellow Bee, and Little Green Frog. Find the Nature Friends Lift-a-Flap Boxed Set here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Hurrah! It’s Spring! The sun is shining gently, the leaves are growing, a bird is singing, and I am picking beautiful flowers! A book filled with recognizable images of glorious spring days. For toddlers ages 12 months and up, with a focus on the child’s world. Find Spring Joy by Liesbet Siegers here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Frozen Olaf Welcomes Spring
It’s spring in Arendelle, and everyone’s favorite snowman is discovering the wonders of the season for the very first time. This novelty board book features touch-and-feel elements on every page. Little ones will love petting tiny ducklings and fuzzy rabbits as they welcome spring with Olaf. Find Olaf Welcomes Spring by Disney here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Curious George Curious About Spring
It is spring and George is excited for the world to wake up after a long winter. He’ll play in the mud, plant seeds, watch baby birds hatch, and more in this rhyming book for fresh spring days. Colorful tabs and sturdy pages are perfect for little hands. Find board book Curios George – Curious About Spring by H.A.Rey here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
A quiet spring day holds unpredictable adventure when a mother rabbit leads her three bunnies out to explore. Their world seems playful at first, but it can suddenly turn dangerous. The natural world holds unpredictable adventures for them at every turn. Celebrate the beauty of spring with this vibrant Classic Board Book that’s a perfect read-aloud for parents and little ones to share. Find book Joy by Jorey Hurley here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Have you ever wondered what happens to a raindrop when it falls from the sky? This beautifully illustrated story will capture the imaginations of children and parents alike, and offers a perfect introduction to the water cycle. Find book Little Raindrop here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Full of fun, active illustrations, this chunky board book shows the joys of playing with lambs, sowing seeds, painting Easter eggs and watching baby birds. Find board book Spring by Gerda Muller here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Baby Loves Spring
Little ones will love lifting the large, sturdy flaps in this book to reveal baby robins, beautiful butterflies, and everything else that Baby loves about spring! The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share. Find book Baby Loves Spring! by Karen Katz here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
In the Garden
Who has stripes? Is it the bee? Or is it the ladybug? Turn the wooden pieces to answer the questions in each scene. This book builds communication skills and supports fine motor coordination while introducing garden friends. Find turn & learn book In the garden by Redd Byrd here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
My Growing Garden Flip-a-Flap
You’ll find discussion prompts for each scene on the handle and activities under each flap. Enjoy playing games with all of our garden friends as you learn about colors, shapes, and other early learning concepts. Find flip-a-flap book My Growing Garden by Lamaze here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
Planting a Rainbow
Book about a child and mother planting a rainbow in their garden and watching it bloom. The illustrations are fantastic and vibrant in color! The book is very sturdy and well made and will clearly stand up to multiple readings per day. Find book Planting a rainbow by Lois Ehlert here: United States | Canada | United Kingdom
WHAT CAN YOU DO AFTER READING?
Sit down with your child to make a flower garden with playdough, let them explore spring sensory bin, make a flower art or play roll & build flower game. You can also prepare a few spring busy bags for quiet time and an independent play.
Most important: Enjoy spending time with your toddlers! ♥