September 29, 2023

Studying books is vital for preschoolers. Books construct vocabulary, assist kids see views completely different from their very own, and construct vital early literacy abilities. Have fun the love of studying in your preschool or kindergarten classroom with this enjoyable and festive curated record of age-appropriate Valentine’s Day books. Whether or not you’re a classroom instructor in search of that particular Valentine ebook, a visitor reader, a mum or dad, or a grandparent, you’re in the best place!

Valentines Day Books for Preschool

Preschool Books to Have fun Valentine’s Day

These image books make excellent Valentine read-alouds for younger kids.

If You’ll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant
Easy rhymes inform what a boy will do for every of his particular valentines. That is my favourite Valentine read-aloud in my class and is at all times successful with my college students.

Love, Ruby Valentine by Laurie B. Friedman
Ruby Valentine has a favourite day and Valentine’s Day is it. However what occurs when she will get so drained from her preparations that she sleeps by way of the day?

Love, Splat by Rob Scotton
Splat has a particular valentine for Kitten. However he’s apprehensive as a result of she doesn’t appear to love him very a lot.

The Dinosaurs Valentine’s Day, by Jessica Brady
Whereas creating Valentine’s playing cards for all of his buddies, Logan the Dinosaur is reminded of all of the the explanation why he loves his buddies a lot. This pleasant story will create many alternatives for dialogue about why our buddies are so particular.

Best Valentine Books for Preschool

The Finest Valentine’s Day Books for Children

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate, by Rachel Brilliant
Monster loves chocolate, however he quickly discovers that sharing his goodies with buddies is the sweetest deal with of all.

The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
In the future it rained hearts. Cornelia Augusta catches a few of the hearts and makes use of them to create valentines for her buddies.

Lilly’s Chocolate Heart, by Kevin Henkes
Lilly searches for the right hiding spot for her crimson, foil-wrapped chocolate coronary heart solely to find that one of the best place is in her mouth.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
Mouse thinks about every of his buddies and what he loves about them as he makes valentines.

Books to Celebrate Valentines Day

Favourite Valentines Books for Preschoolers

Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! by Doreen Cronin
Little Duck decorates the barn and the animals have a celebration to have fun Valentine’s Day. Then a shock visitor exhibits up.

In My Heart, by Jo Witek
Your coronary heart can really feel many issues. This ebook explores feelings utilizing lyrical language, excellent for social-emotional studying!

This Is Not a Valentine by Carter Higgins
A boy offers a buddy items all through the day. He insists that every one will not be a valentine, giving the explanation why not.

Favorite Valentine Books for Preschoolers

Preschool Valentine Books

These Valentine Day preschool books embody rhyming books, image books, and even non-fiction books that specify the which means behind Valentine’s Day. These are a beautiful useful resource when educating a Valentine theme in your pre-k, preschool, and kindergarten school rooms.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose, by Lucille Colandro
Your children will love this tremendous foolish rhyming ebook. On this model of the favored collection, the outdated girl swallows a rose (“that’s the way it goes”), some lace, glitter, sweet, and so forth.

Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool by James Dean
Pete thinks Valentine’s Day will not be cool. However, after speaking to Callie, he modifies his thoughts. He makes Valentine’s Day playing cards for everybody.

Plant a Kiss by Amy Krause Rosenthal
A woman crops a kiss and waits to see what is going to occur.

Valentines Books for Preschool

Valentine Books for Preschool

Snowy Valentine by David Petersen
Jasper goes in seek for the right Valentine present for Lilly.

The I Love You Book, by Todd Parr

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine, by Alice Schertle
When you have Little Blue Truck followers in your class, then this one is a positive hit!

I Spy Little Hearts, by Jean Marzollo
This ebook of image riddles is a part of the I Spy collection and options collections that embody hearts on each web page.

Hugs and Kisses for the Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
Hugs and kisses will make you clap, smile, and bounce for pleasure! Even if you’re a grouchy ladybug.

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli
Mr. Hatch acquired an sudden bundle with a be aware that reads “Anyone loves you.” This present adjustments Mr. Hatch. An ideal ebook to assist your older preschoolers take into consideration others and the way they really feel.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter! by Mercer Mayer
A timeless traditional, you’ll be able to’t go mistaken with Little Critter in preschool.

Finest Valentine Image Books to Learn Aloud to Children

How do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? by Jane Yolen
The How Do Dinosaurs books are at all times successful! Your children will giggle with delight as they learn the foolish antics of the bumbling youngster like dinosaurs who trigger every kind of issues. However in the long run, they’re reassured by the dad and mom and reminded how a lot they’re beloved.

Love, Escargot, Dashka Slater
Escargot, the snail, is worked up to have fun Snailentine’s Day, however when he exhibits up at a celebration he will get so nervous, he considers hiding out in his shell. With the assistance of a newfound buddy, he discovers simply what love is all about.

Construction Site: You’re Just Right, by Sherri Duskey Rinker
Kindness and love take middle stage on this loveable elevate the flap ebook. The easy rhyming textual content will make it simple to comply with alongside as readers attempt to uncover who’s leaving everybody the particular secret messages.

Fiona, Love at the Zoo, by Zondervan
On this version of the wildly widespread Fiona the Hippo collection, Fiona discovers how every of her buddies on the zoo say “I Love You.” From Pandas, to Giraffes, to Swans, kids will delight find out how animals talk their affection with one another.

How to Catch a Loveosaurus, by Alice Walstead
The Catch Membership Children are on one other mission, this time to catch the elusive Loveosaurus. The uncommon Loveosaurus has escaped the museum and is operating wild spreading love and kindness. Are you able to catch the Loveosaurus?

Valentine’s Day E-book Checklist for Preschoolers

Love from Llama Llama, by Anna Dewdney
Discover out all of the the explanation why Little Llama shares the explanations he thinks love is nice on this particular Valentine’s Day ebook Anna Dewdney ebook.

Grumpy Monkey Valentine Gross-Out, by Suzanne Lang
Everyone love Grumpy Monkey! On this vacation model, Jim Panzee shares all of the the explanation why he will get grossed out by all of the love he sees on Valentine’s day. Your little learners will giggle with delight all through this foolish learn aloud.

Rocket’s Secret Valentine, by Tad Hills
Beloved Rocket has a secret valentine who’s leaving him particular notes. Following the clues with Rocket and filling within the lacking phrases within the story will preserve your readers engaged from starting to finish of this pleasant story.

Books to Have fun Valentine’s Day

How We Say I Love You, by Nicole Chen
How do you present your loved ones you like them? This gorgeously illustrated ebook invitations readers to find other ways individuals specific like to their relations, and encourages alternatives for wealthy dialogue about love and the way it’s expressed in our actions.

Love from the Crayons, by Drew Daywalt
The crayons are again on this love crammed version of the favourite collection. Readers will discover the various completely different shades of affection.

Love, from The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
From essentially the most beloved and prolific kids’s writer of all-time, beloved Eric Carle. Little readers uncover all of the the explanation why particular individuals make our lives higher and brighter.

Dino-Valentine’s Day, by Lisa Wheeler
Repetitive rhyming textual content and goofy illustrations makes this the right Valentine’s Day learn aloud in your dinosaur loving crowd.

Slugs in Love, by Susan Pearson
What may very well be sillier than two slugs in love? Marylou is infatuated by Herbie. She loves his glistening slime path, the best way he stretches himself to slip by way of the cellar window, and his knack for locating the juiciest tomatoes within the backyard. However Marylou is so shy, how can she get Herbie’s consideration so he’ll fall in love along with her?

The subsequent step is selecting which of those Valentine’s Day books to learn aloud to your children first!

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