Reading is such a joy. It’s the thing that open all the doors of imagination and potential for future. So important too cultivate a love of reading early. As a parent reading time can be such a beautiful way to bond and grow. It’s time to nurture the love for books.
Dads are every bit as involved in that process as Moms are, and because it is almost Father’s Day I thought it appropriate to share some great preschool books here with Dad in mind. Here are a few books about Dads to opt for at story time.
7 Books about Dads for Preschoolers
Are you looking for some special gifts and activities for Dad this Father’s Day? A book about dads is a gift that says “I want to spend time with you!” and celebrates everything that dads mean to their children. Here are a few books about dads that are guaranteed to delight your little reader—and to result in a few hugs and kisses!
Daddy Hug celebrates the fact that dads come in all shapes and sizes but they all have one thing in common—hugs. This is a sweet, simple book with beautiful illustrations by Jane Chapman. Hardcover. HarperCollins, 2008.
Who’s Your Daddy? (Golden Books)invites children to help match animal babies with their daddies. This delightful lift-the-flap board book will entertain little readers while celebrating dads and kids. Board book. Golden Books, 2010.
Daddy Kisses features a variety of animals and how they kiss their children, celebrating the affection between fathers and children. Board book. Chronicle Books, 2003.
Daddy Hugs (Classic Board Books) by Karen Katz is a delightful board book about counting and hugging. Toddlers will delight in Katz’s bright, sweet illustrations, which focus on father and baby together throughout their day. Hardcover. Margaret K. McElderry, 2006).
Why I Love My Daddyis for daddies everywhere as children share what they love about their dads in their very own words. Daniel Howarth’s charming animal illustrations perfectly compliment the funny things kids say. Available in hardcover or paperback. HarperCollins Children’s Books, 2006.
Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter)by Mercer Mayer, Little Critter goes camping with his dad. There’s the usual Little Critter trouble along the way as he learns about putting up a tent, building a fire and enjoys his time with his dad. Available in hardcover or paperback. Random House Books for Young Readers, 2001. Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter)(Read along with an interactive Little Critter movie.
The Daddy Book celebrates the differences between dads and helps kids understand that some dads wear suits and some ride a skateboard, some dads are tall and others are short, but all dads love their kids. This easy-to-read book has plenty of fun, colourful pictures. Hardcover. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2002.
Happy Father’s Day and Happy Reading Too
Order a few of these and give them to Dad. Don’t forget to print out this adorable coupon book as well. These are some simple ways to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day! Oh and if you are looking for a cute personal Father’s Day gift, give this one some thought.
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