What is a better gift than the gift of books? What is better love than the love for books? If you are searching inspiring books for your kids to imbibe better values in them then it is probably because you love books as well. Perhaps, you want to develop that book worm attribute in your kid too. Books are fascinating for the kids. They’d run around places to show it to other people.
Here are the list of Top 5 Inspirational Books for your kids.
- The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit is a story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real. This book talks about how mechanical toys replace the stuffed toys. You can co-relate this scenario with your kids’ desire to play games on the phones. You’ll be able to teach your kids many lessons from this book such as love, desire, willingness to achieve something, and importance of being with the family.
2. The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
The Story of Ferdinand is a story of a bull that prefers smelling flowers instead of fighting. He defines his basic character instinct. Bulls are always seen as ferocious beings that’d fight but Ferdinand is different. He doesn’t want to fight. He enjoys the beauty that nature provides. From this, you can teach your little bundle of joy to learn the art of accepting changes that life throws at them.
3. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Heidi is the story of an orphaned girl who is sent to live with her relatives. First with her aunt and then with her grandfather. This book is about friendship, courage to live through difficult times, and teaches to be jovial and grateful no matter what happens.
4. Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay up Late by Mo Willems
Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay up Late is a children’s book especially for age group 3-6 years. This book will let you know your kids to understand the importance of making smart and responsible choices in life. Pigeon wants to stay up late. This is very much similar to the kids who don’t want to sleep. The book teaches the kids to not to throw tantrums and even though it’s tough to cope up the rules, we all know how important it is to follow them.
5. Bully by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Bully as the name suggests is the 21-word story targeting at teasing and forgiveness. In this small story, you can teach your kid that how inappropriate it is to tease or bully other kids and how important it is to forgive.
Along with these, you can always narrate the story from your childhood which has some meaningful incidents. Also, never exclude the classics and fairytale books, they work wonders.