Hey! Do you remember which your favourite book as a child was? Finding the best books can be a little daunting task. You may not be surprised to find some of your favourites here. Top books to beat lockdown boredom for preschoolers.
1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ is a great book to babies and young children because it’s short and colourful with lots of repetition and rhythmic language. Small babies will just love listening to you read and looking at the pictures. It’s the story of a very hungry caterpillar who upon hatching starts eating.
2. Go, Dog. Go!
It’s unclear if this story has a theme but it is a whole lot of fun to read. The book helps children learn basic concepts and actions like playing, working, going up, going down. The book also teaches children colours and conveys emotion. The dogs featured in the book use their cars to help them get their work done and get to places.
3. Brown Bear, Brown Bear
It features a Brown Bear, a Red Bird, a Yellow Duck, a Blue Horse, a Green Frog, a Purple Cat, a White Dog, a Black Sheep, a Goldfish (Orange Fish), a school teacher, and children. This story goes through a series of animals in a particular order. The more you read it, the more your tiny readers will remember all of the animals that were in the story!
4. Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes
Pete is a cat who likes his shoes, which start out white. As the book progresses and Pete steps into some different things, such as strawberries, blueberries, and mud, his shoes change colors. No matter what color your shoes or what happens, go with it; carry on and be okay.
5. The Day The Crayons Quit
From this book we can learn that it is important to respect others because sometimes we might think people are okay with how they treat them but in reality they feel different.
5. Coronavirus: A book for children by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson, Nia Roberts & Axel Scheffler
The digital eBook for primary-school age children aged 5 to 9 is free for anyone to read on screen or print out. It was written by publisher Nosy Crow’s staff and had expert input from Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, two head teachers and a child psychologist.
6. My Name is Coronavirus !
This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation. It is important to point out that this resource does not seek to be a source of scientific information, but rather a tool based on fantasy.