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5 Different Types of Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Today we talk more about types of books to choose for our kids. Because what’s next after knowing the benefits of reading, and all the tips and tricks? It’s time to get to the book store and grab the best book to begin with in order for both you and kids to really have fun. Let’s take a look at the choices below.

Rhyming Story

This should be your number one choice. Because rhyming storybooks are pretty much everyone’s favourite. Including the adults! The repetitive sounds and rhyming words are the opportunities to add new vocabs to the kids.

“Cobbler, cobbler mend my shoe, Get it done by half past two, Stitch it up and stitch it down, Then I will give you, half-a-crown.”

– Cobbler Cobbler, Mend My Shoe Poem

Nursery Rhyme

  • Baa… Baa Black Sheep have you any wool? There aren’t much differences between nursery rhymes and rhyming stories. Nursery rhymes are those common songs we sing since we were kids. It is fun for the kids especially when they has memorized the song as they read through the text. Pass that singing talent to your kids and sing along!

Folktales and Fairy Tale

  • Tales have a magical component and a unique way of explaining world. And stories like folklore has its own exciting values that have been passed down through generations. The story may no longer make sense to your world, but kids enjoy it.

Picture Storybooks

  • This type of book is appropriate for young children because it is attractive and assisting children’s imagination. Illustration in this type of story book really helps to explain the text further.

Participation Books

  • This book promotes interaction with the children. It contains suggestions such as clapping hands, covering eyes and stomping feet so mommies can ask the children to join the movement while reading the book. Lift-the-flap books is one of the participation books that will make children enjoy peeking what’s under the flap.

Kids really love to involve in activities, and doing activities with is their most favourite. Take 5 minutes a day to read with your kids and through these different types of books, your children won’t feel bored when it comes to reading time. Don’t forget to have fun!

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