I’m excited to share my Easter books for kids. Easter is such a fun time of year. Spring is on its way and once again the flowers will bloom, the sun will shine and the warmth of a new season of growth will be upon us. Displaying books for the holidays is one way I highly recommend celebrating the occasion. Books can serve so many purposes for your kids – they can learn something new or be entertained by a story that comes to life in the pages.
Since reading is so important for children and helps develop their imagination while enhancing their vocabulary, making the content exciting and on theme can ignite their comprehension. They can read these books on their own, to each other, or we can read them all together. I always encourage our girls to read and switching out their bookshelves for each holiday sparks their interest and also teaches them more about what we are celebrating and why. Reading helps educate them and shows them that getting lost in a book, the story, and their characters is an adventure with each turn of the page.
We own 95% of these Easter books for kids and I found some new ones that I added below as well. I hope your little ones love these books as much as we do!
- Lovey Bunny
- The Good Egg
- Bunny Roo, I Love You
- Cat and Bunny
- The Little Rabbit
- Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring
- Hungry Bunny
- How To Catch The Easter Bunny
- Pinkalicious Eggstraordinary Easter
- The Rabbit Listened
- Pete the Cat – Big Easter Adventure
- The Little Bit Brave
- Audrey Bunny
- Honeysuckle, The Little Bunny – The Perfect Flower
- Too Many Carrots
Reading Tips for Kids
For early readers, you can read together and after each page, talk about what you just read. This allows them to critically think about what they are reading and elevates their comprehension skills. We can talk about the personalities of each character, their motive, and what drives them to do the things they can do. In turn, they can take these skills to critically think about moments in their life and their behavior.
As their reading skills expand, you can listen to them read and ask questions like “What do you think about that? Why do you think this character is happy or sad?” This will provide your child a different perspective. They will build skills to empathize with others or to really think about different motives. They can start the framework of understanding stories. I encourage them to ask what a word means if they aren’t sure, that way they learn not to be afraid to ask questions. This will always help them in school as they get older.
Each Easter book for kids can have a purpose for your children or can simply make them laugh. It takes time away from screens (if that is something that you’re concerned about) or can give you quality time together to bond. If you are encouraging your child to read independently, you can even get a few minutes to yourself (what a dream).
Celebrating the Holidays
Having books that are holiday themed can be a positive educational opportunity for your kids. You can talk about the origin of each holiday, who celebrates and how they can celebrate. This can be really exciting for your child and give them something to look forward to. If kids see a different rotation of books on their shelves, they will probably be more inspired to sit down and read!
The best part about books is all the moral lessons they can learn from the stories. For example, Lovey Bunny by Kristine A. Lombardi is about the sweetest little bunny that loves everything. When things go wrong for Lovey Bunny after she takes something without asking, she must find a way to apologize to Mama Rabbit. This can teach children how they can take accountability and how even if they mess up, there is always room to learn. Changing gears to A Little Bit Brave by Nicola Kinnear, Logan is a bunny that needs a little courage – what Logan experiences in this book can teach kids to overcome their fears and see what magic lies ahead. These are all really great stories that can teach children what is good, provide self-esteem and allow them to get lost in a journey beyond their own. It will spark their imagination and start to conceptualize multiple perspectives.
Books as Decor
Though we know that books can provide continuous learning for kids, displaying your Easter books for kids provides value as beautiful décor. Displaying books also makes it much easier for your children to see the books and want to pick them up to read them more often or may inspire them to get to reading themselves.
I’m sharing my favorite Easter books that my kids love and some new ones that I cannot wait to read to them. Easter is right around the corner, the best time to introduce these holiday concepts is now. I hope your little ones love these books as much as we do!