If your littles are like mine, they L-O-V-E to be read to. They have their favorite books, so usually its the same books night after night, day after day. But I do, however, try to pull out some seasonal books to spice things up a bit!
Valentine’s Day will be here in a couple weeks. The books below are some of our favorite Valentine’s books. My kiddos love these, and I am sure yours will too.
Valentine’s books we currently own:
- Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts – Pinkalicious books remain some of my daughter’s favorites. Pink of Hearts expresses the value of friendship.
- Curious George Valentine’s – The curious monkey gets into mischief again during a Valentine’s Day party!
- Happy Valentine’s Little Critter – You can’t go wrong with a Little Critter book — they are classics!
- The Biggest Valentine Ever – I love how this book emphasizes teamwork and friendship.
- Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book – This board book focuses on young babies, and I love to do the actions along with my baby. Great for promoting bonding and lots of smiles (and kisses)!
- Dora’s Valentine Adventure – This book contains a lot of flaps, which my kids love and keeps it interactive. There’s even some cute Valentine’s jokes that are easy for a preschooler to understand and use!
Other great Valentine’s books:
- Story of Valentine’s Day – Want a kid-friendly way to explain how Valentine’s Day came to be? Check this one out. (You might learn something too!)
- Thomas’ Valentine Party – Any boys out there love Thomas the Train? Enough said!
- Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! – The “if you give a mouse a cookie” mouse celebrates Valentine’s Day. My kids love the familiarity of the sweet little mouse.
- Huggy Kissy – Hugs and Kisses all around! Bond with your kids and do the motions with this book.
- The Berenstain Bears’ Valentine Blessings – Berenstain Bears remain a classic still today with great lessons to teach your kids. I love how this one integrates faith too.
- Consider Love – A sweet book that goes through the many types of love. With many adjectives, it is a great way to expand vocabulary skills too.
- Never Too Little To Love – Determined to get a kiss, the mouse in the story creatively finds solutions to ultimately arrive at his prize. The pages build on top of each other offering a fun visual for the kids.
- Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story – Who doesn’t love a good porcupine love story?
Obviously this is a VERY short list of just a taste of some of the Valentine’s Day books out there! What about your kids? What are your favorite Valentine’s books? Shoot me a comment and let me know.