Children who are preschool-age are curious and tend to ask a lot of questions. Help your preschooler learn and grow this fall with these eight educational books that cover a variety of topics from questions about God to manners—and everything in between!
For your future scientist . . .
God May the Ocean by Sarah Jean Collins
Who made the ocean and all the creatures in it? God did! Author and illustrator Sarah Jean Collins uses winsome rhymes and colorful geometric illustrations to teach children fun facts about sea life while also reminding them that, as much as God loves the whales and jellyfish, he loves them even more.
For learning memory verses together . . .
Be Still, Give Thanks, and I Can by Kathryn O’Brien
These adorable books by author Kathryn O’Brian turn Bible memorization from a duty to a delight! These books will help your child memorize, understand, and absorb passages as the author presents each powerful verse one word at a time. Be Still, Give Thanks, and I Can build a meaningful connection between God’s Word and a child’s life experiences, laying a foundation for a love and comprehension of Scripture.
For your little theologian . . .
Does God Take Naps? by Crystal Bowman and Teri McKinley
This book offers satisfying answers to many questions about God that your preschooler may have—such as “How can I talk to God?” or “How old is God?” —while also showing parents how they can respond to their child’s questions with patience and love. For your little one with many theology-based questions, this book will not disappoint!
For your explorer . . .
The Shark That Was Afraid of the Deep End by Amie Carlson
In Where Does Love Hide? children are given the opportunity to see love in action. In addition to the fun, lift-a-flap feature, each page includes a memory verse and an example of a way your child can share God’s love. This book is a great place for your preschooler to start exploring what love looks like!
For developing manners and character . . .
I Can Be Kind by Amie Carlson
Scripture teaches us to love our neighbors by treating them with kindness and respect. I Can Be Kind is a fun, creative way to teach your child polite behavior in a society where rudeness is often the status quo. With lift-the-flap interaction on every page, I Can Be Kind is a great resource for developing kindness and manners in your child!
The Character Builder’s Bible by Agnes de Bezenac and Salem de Bezenac
The Character Builder’s Bible highlights core character traits that the Bible teaches, and it suggests fun, practical ways to live out these truths so that little minds can understand. Featuring sixty Bible stories with colorful illustrations, definitions, and memory verses, The Character Builder’s Bible will show your little ones that God’s Word is relevant to their lives and will help you instill biblical character in their hearts.