Great Books for Preschoolers
Here are some great books for reading to preschoolers. As you know, in my past blog articles, I have mentioned activities that are helpful to keep your preschoolers entertained while you teach older students. You will be amazed at how much your preschoolers will learn by observation. They may often surprise you and try to get in on the homeschool action as well. Don’t make the mistake of neglecting reading time with your preschoolers because you are heavily occupied with homeschooling, taking care of your home, cooking, cleaning, etc.
Reading to your preschooler will help prepare the way for your little one to welcome your educationally packed, homeschooling environment. There are many books that are great for opening young minds to a lifelong love of literature. Simple activities can also be used to help reinforce ideas and are a great way to prepare your preschooler for their future homeschooling days.
Now, on to the books! Here are some of my top choices in Preschool books.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
Anno’s Spain by Mitsumasa Anno
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Make sure to read to your preschooler every day. This will also help your child to feel included in the home school environment. When you make your weekly library runs, you can let your preschooler check one of these great books out of the library, too!