Reading is our downtime favorite and makes for an easier bedtime routine if she knows there is a story waiting at the end. I have been reading books that were my favorites as a child to my children all along. They have quickly become their favorite classic children’s books as well.
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Our Favorite Children’s Book
Who doesn’t love a good Berenstain Bear book? These were my all-time favorite as a child and still are and I love how much my kids like them too. There are a lot of great lessons in their books.
I didn’t realize until my kids were born that some of their books can have religious content, just something to be aware of while shopping.
You can buy their DVDs.
Little Critter (Mercer Mayer) books are fun. Austin wasn’t very old when her Great Grandmother gave her one of the books that were her dad’s from when he was young.
These books are great for beginner readers too as the stories aren’t long, the words are easy to ready and there aren’t a lot of words on a page to overwhelm.
Sadly we don’t have many Dr. Seuss books, but we have a few. I do tend to borrow them from the library though. They are great beginner read books, repetitive, after all, Green Eggs and Ham was written using only 50 words.
That’s 50 words that your child can practice again and again.
Robert Munsch, who doesn’t love these books? They are silly and fun to read. While they tend to be a little long to read they are repetitive, it fact just seeing the cover of Mortimer has the kids’ song in my head, and I can’t remember the last time we read that one was.
Needless to say, we have a lot of books, and these are only the amazing “classic ones. Not including the counting, ABCs, Dora the Explorer, and other books that they also have.
I am a big fan of reading, I can dive into one and stay for hours if my kids are sleeping. Role modeling reading is almost as important as reading to your children. Most children want to be big and do things like Mom and Dad.
Does your family have favorites that they like to read?
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