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Children’s Books for Spring

Children’s Books for Spring

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Check out this list of favorite children’s picture books about spring and gardening for children. Use these books to teach kids all about the Spring season.

10 Delightful Children’s Books for Spring

As winter is winding down and spring is just around the corner, I am sharing a list of delightful children’s books for spring.

With spring comes sunshine, blooming flowers, and lots of life to explore outdoors (check out this free Spring Scavenger Hunt).

However, the season also brings its share of rainy days, making it the perfect opportunity to cuddle up and enjoy a sweet picture book with your little ones.  

Listed below are several sweet books to read with children during spring.

Some of the books are classics you may already own, and the others can easily be accessed at your local library or online.

Children's Books for Spring

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The Bee Tree is one of my favorite books to read aloud to my children.

It is a fun and whimsical tale of Mary Ellen and her grandpa’s bee-finding adventure.

Beatrix Potter’s classic The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the perfect springtime children’s book.

This story presents the opportunity to discuss talking points, including gardening,  sowing, reaping, obedience, and mischief. 

Miss Rumphius

is the story of the fictional character Miss Alice Rumphius, who made the world more beautiful by planting lupines in the wild.

How A Seed Grows is an informational book that walks children through the process of how seeds grow into the plants and trees around us.

How a Seed Grows features beautiful watercolor illustrations and a fun experiment that takes readers step-by-step through the plant growth process.  

With beautiful cut-paper illustrations, It’s Spring is a sweet book introducing children to the spring season, making it a great children’s book for spring. 

Make Way for Ducklings is the classic story of the Mallard duck’s search for a good home.

Make Way for Ducklings is a beautiful book to read aloud to young children.

Your children will enjoy counting the ducks and naming all of the Mallard ducklings. 

Spring is Here, Corduroy! In this sweet story, Corduroy and his friends enjoy the springtime weather.

With the sun shining and flowers blooming, Corduroy and his friends plant a beautiful flower garden.

They share and take care of the garden with one another. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a beloved classic and one of my favorite childhood books.

Your children will fall in love with The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and while it is a timeless story, it‘s especially sweet to read during the Spring.

In Lola Plants A Garden, Lola wants to plant a beautiful garden of flowers after finding inspiration through a collection of poems she reads with her mommy. 

Little ones will love to follow Lola’s love of reading and the adventure of starting her own garden.

The illustrations in this story are precious. 

Jack and the Beanstalk: This English fairy tale is an excellent fit for springtime.

Kids will love hearing about Jack’s adventure, including a giant and a chicken that lays golden eggs.

In addition to reading Jack and the Beanstalk, consider trying this simple bean sprout activity as a go-along. 

Spring Children's Picture Books

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  2. Sara says:

    I love these books, Ashley! Patricia Polacco is such a great author. Maybe we will find some of these at the library! Thanks for sharing.