10 Great 4th of July Books For Kids
The Fourth of July is right around the corner and what better way to encourage summer reading than with books that talk about the 4th? It’s a great way to help them understand why we celebrate as well as encouraging them to read.
It’s been proven than reading helps kids in many ways. From helping to expand vocabulary, better comphrension, to more confidence- there are multiple positive results from reading. To make reading feel less of a chore it can be helpful to just work on having them read anything. Whether it’s a sign, a joke, a menu- it all adds up. There’s a great article- 23 Reasons to Encourage Your Child To Read that goes further in depth on the benefits of reading.
Using books that explain the holiday we are celebrating is a great way to get kids to enjoy reading. Even if they are not old enough yet to acually read themsleves the process of reading the book to them and pointing out colors, shapes, etc can help in their comphrension.
Here is a list of great 4th of July Books For Kids
The Night Before the Fourth of July
Berenstein Bears God Bless Our Country
Eloise and the big Parade
Biscuit and The Big Parade
Both my kids love Biscuit. We’ve read the first Biscuit book at least 500 times so it’s nice to have another one to add to the mix.
Fourth of July Jokes for Kids
Joke books are a great way to get kids to read when otherwise they may not be interested!
Do you have any favorite 4th of July books to suggest? I’d love to hear about them!