Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Winter is going to be upon us soon enough. Are you looking forward to cozy winter afternoons sharing great books with your kids? Since we all love reading on Planet Smarty Pants, I want to share our winter book recommendations for kids age 2-7.
Chossing Winter Books for Kids
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Winter Books for 2 and 3 Year Olds

Winter Books Recommendations for Kids Age 2-3

One of our favorite Christmas books for this age was Merry Christmas, Big Hungry Bear! by Don and Audrey Wood Follow this book by inviting your children to make Christmas gifts for friends and family. This handprint ornament from 123 Homeschool 4 Me looks wonderful.
Snowman Keepsake Ornament
Check more book recommendations for this age and extension projects for each book:

Winter Books for Preschoolers

Winter Books Recommendations for Preschoolers

Even though we are not religious, we usually read A Baby Born in Bethlehem by Martha Whitmore Hickman on December 1st to celebrate the reason for the season. When Smarty was 4 year old, she loved reenacting Nativity:
More book recommendations for this age and extension projects for each book:

Winter Books for Kindergartners

Winter Books Recommendations for Kindergartners

We just love Julia Donaldson’s books! If you somehow missed this wonderful author, Stick Man is a good place to start. My daughter first thought that it’s a little intense, since she hates the idea of family separation, but eventually she warmed up to it. And you can make your own Stick Man Santa Christmas ornament to go with it – a brilliant idea from Red Ted Art.

More book recommendations for this age and extension projects for each book:

Winter Books for Kids Age 6 and Up

Winter Books Recommendations for Kids Age 6+

Winter holidays offer great opportunities for acts of service and kindness. As kids move from picture books to chapter books, I highly recommend The Best/Worst Christmas Ever by Barbara Robinson which is available both as a picture book and a chapter book.  Christmas pageants will never look the same! Involve your children in acts of kindness as a family following  this convenient Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
I ended up missing January last year for this age group, but perhaps I will catch up this year. In the meantime we have:

Your Turn

Winter Books Recommendations for Kids Age 2-7

What’s on your reading list for kids this winter and how old are the kids?

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Ticia said...

I adore the Best/Worst Christmas Pageant Ever, it's one of my absolute favorites (come December you'll get to see our Book and a Movie of it).