Pictures can say a thousand words and picture books are a great way to get toddlers developing their speech and having discussions with you. You can point to the pictures, label them, create stories with them, and ask your toddler questions. Here are some fun options for books with great illustrations to get those story telling skills flowing…
Picture Books For Tots
The Wheels on the Bus by Jenny Tulip
This one is great for the animal lovers. Children can sing along with the story helping them remember the words.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
This is a best seller and classic for a reason. It is so fun and interactive. Check out this gem with your toddler and then explore all the other Eric Carle favorites!
Goodnight Moon by Magaret Wise Brown
“Goodnight room, goodnight moon.” You can have your toddler point to all the different items in each room as you read making this another interactive classic.
Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill
This lift the flap book will get your toddler talking as he or she gets excited to see what’s under the flap.
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
As the little bird seeks out his mother, your tot will be able to name the different equipment and animals in the bird’s environment.
Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Suess
Dr. Suess is brilliant for helping little ones learn and play with words and sounds.
Happy reading and story telling!
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