Best children’s books to know more about nature
The planet Earth is filled with beauty; from our breathtaking wildlife to the plants that give us life. Human beings need to understand and care for this natural beauty, just as it continues to care for and give back to us. Reading nature books with children is a great way to encourage their interest in wildlife and nature. Books can introduce new species, words, and concepts and its a great way to spend time together as a family. If you are not sure which books you should read with kids to help them know more about nature, you can refer to the below-mentioned titles shared by the librarians of Montessori Rolling Hills Estates, CA.
Outside your window: First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
This is a very popular nature book among kids because of the gorgeous and bright illustrations and poetic text. The book shares some interesting facts about nature and offers some fun activities that kids can do. This beautiful book showcases all the sites and sounds of children’s communications with nature, from planting acorns or biting into crisp apples to studying tide pools or lying back and watching the birds overhead. No matter what they can see through their window - a busy road or green meadow–kids will feel motivated to explore the world around them.
We're Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
In Daycare Rolling Hills Estates CA kids love reading this book as they can instantly connect with the three characters in the book who are on a fun-filled leaf finding adventure. They go over a mountain and through a forest to collect leaves of all shapes and colors. The pages look awesome with the bright illustrations and to enjoy the book to the fullest one should read the poetic text loudly with kids.
Tree: A Peek – Through Picture Book by Britta Teckentrup
An awesome read for kids; a perfect picture book for the curious young minds. One of the favorite books of children as they read the book and turn the page the tree changes. The cover page of the book is also very captivating -through a hole, an owl invites the young readers inside to meet the majestic tree and all its forest inhabitants during the changing seasons. The clever placement of the peekaboo holes makes the book an interesting journey as each page reveals a new set of animals playing and living in the tree.