Must have Books for Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 year olds

Looking for Books for ages 3 to 5 years to raise an early reader? Here are our favourite books that are interactive as well as educational for preschoolers.

Around the age of 3 to 4 years children are familiar with their alphabets and might even know CVC words, CCVC words and even some sight words.

Books are a great way to encourage reading in Children and also fosters good habits in 3 to 5 year olds.

Books not only improves Vocabulary but also help in boosting the confidence and self esteem in preschoolers

Here in this post, I have listed all types of books I bought for my 4 year old.

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1. Books about Feelings

Preschool kids often try to navigate their feelings. Reading about feelings help them open up and have some great conversations about feelings and emotions.

How are you Feeling Today

The Rabbit Listened

My Body Sends a Signal

2. Books for Phonics Learners

By the age of 4 most of the kids are aware of few words and sight words.

Books are the best way to raise a reader.

These books encourage reading and are definitely a must have for Preschoolers

The level 1 books have easy to read CVC words.

Usborne Phonics Readers

Bob Book Set Level 1

3. Fiction Picture Books

A picture book is a book, typically for children, in which the illustrations are as important as—or more important than—the words in telling the story.

Giraffes Can’t Dance

How to Catch a Star

Harry Saves the Ocean

4. Folktales/ Bedtime Reads

Panchatantra Stories

The Panchatantra is an ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables.

These are great bedtime books where each story has a moral.

Princess and the Pea

5. Mythological Books

Hindu Mythology is full of knowledgeable stories.

It teaches them about the culture and teaches moral values to kids.

You can check our Favourite mythological books here


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