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Spring has nearly sprung, which means it’s a great time to embrace the new season with knowledge and fun. Check out these cute read-aloud books for kids of all ages, from babies to toddlers to preschoolers.

Spring In The Forest Deluxe Lift-a-Flap & Pop-Up Seasons Children’s Board Book

Written by Rusty Finch and illustrated by Katya Longhi, Spring in the Forest is a charming lift a flap book that is sure to delight the youngest of readers. This is just one in a series of four seasonal lift the flap books. Explore springtime in the forest with this interactive surprise board book as you follow mama deer and her fawn as they meet all their new woodland friends.

The interactive flaps encourage sensory exploration while helping to support fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination, coupled with content-rich text to build vocabulary.

Barn in Spring: Out to Explore on the Farm – A Beautiful Story of Togetherness, Adventure and Love

It is finally springtime on the farm, and all the animals and their babies are eager to explore. Celebrate spring with this rhyming verse keepsake book written by Chambrae Griffith, with rich illustrations by Taia Morley. Your toddler will learn language patterns and development thanks to the poetic rhythm and rhymes. Large and sturdy board pages are perfect for frequent readings by babies and toddlers, backed by themes of love, togetherness, and adventure.

When Spring Comes: An Easter And Springtime Book For Kids

Written by Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and illustrated by Laura Dronzek, When Spring Comes is a beautiful book using striking imagery, alliteration, and repetition, all while introducing basic concepts of language and seasonal changes. If you love this one, you’ll want to pick up the others in the series: In the Middle of Fall, Winter Is Here, and Summer Song.

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring

Read about a young boy as he has a simple yet cheerful conversation with nature, observing how the seasons change from winter to spring. Kenard Pak’s Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring is an homage to the exploration of nature by a boy and his dog as they stroll through the countryside and witness the lushness of spring.

Spring Stinks-A Little Bruce Book

Part of the Mother Bruce board book series, this whimsical hard cover book written by Ryan T. Higgins is all about how excited Ruth the bunny is to share the springtime smells of the new season, but she wonders: what would Bruce think of all that stinkiness?

Little Blue Truck’s Springtime: An Easter And Springtime Book For Kids

Little Blue Truck goes out for a drive with his good friend Toad. It is a beautiful spring day as the flowers are blooming and the sun is shining. Join the two buddies as they see lots of fun things along the way in this lift the flap board book. Hint: they spot lots of sweet baby animals that have just been born on the farm. It’s written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Jill McElmurry.

Don’t Touch that Flower!: The Perfect Spring Book for Children and Toddlers

This hard cover Squirrel & Bird Book is written by Alice Hemming and illustrated by Nicola Slater. You’ll love this book if you’re a fan of Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms, which is the spring-themed companion to The Leaf Thief (a New York Times bestseller). A pretty flower has bloomed this spring and Squirrel gets a little too protective of it. Then, Bird shows Squirrel how to let the flower blossom and grow. This is a classic seasonal read for kids ages 4 and up.

Spring is Here: A Bear and Mole Story

Written by Will Hillenbrand, Spring is Here is a read-aloud picture book chock full of sound-words and plenty of repetition. Mole smells spring in the air, yet Bear is still snoozing after a long winter’s nap. How will Mole get his friend’s attention? Celebrate the changing of the seasons with the mixed-media illustrations of a dozing bear and his excited mole friend.

Book Your Tour of Country Home Learning Center Today

We love the changes of the season here at Country Home learning Center. Spring means the warm weather is nearly here and we can get outside to explore more. We have a variety of wonderful programs for children of all ages, so contact us today to schedule a tour of our fun facilities.