It is never too early to introduce your little one to aspects of nature and the environment around him. Infact, it is one of the best ways to raise a green and conscious child, and a true nature lover.
And to help you with just that, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best children’s nature books out there. Add a few of these to your child’s book collection and read them often.
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The Best Children’s Nature Books Worth Buying
Mother Nature is filled with so many curiosities, and what could be better than books to introduce your child to them? Time to fuel your toddler’s sense of wonder and get him familiar with everything from plants and birds to weather and seasons- all some good books to get the ideas right.
Here’s my favorite list of the best children’s nature books- take your pick from any of these to get started.
The Kids Nature Book
Packed with 365 super interesting nature themed activities and experiences (both indoors and outdoors), this book is definitely a must buy.
Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature
Through poetry, this book takes your toddler on a ride through nature at its best. The beautiful illustrations make it a treat for the eyes!
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
There’s a reason why this one made it to the bestseller list. This gorgeously illustrated book will get your little one familiar with the wonders of space and the basic concepts of the universe.
Birds, Nests & Eggs (Take Along Guides)
Centered specifically around birds, this book packs in a lot of information about the way they live their life, their habits and everything else.
The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms
And of course, practical knowledge is hands-down the best way to make your little one fall in love with nature, and that’s exactly what this book helps you do. It is an outdoor workbook that helps little ones discover the world outside like never before!
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs
Curious Kids Nature Guide: Explore the Amazing Outdoors of the Pacific Northwest
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!
Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet
On Beyond Bugs: All About Insects (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)
The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature
Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book
The Bug Book
The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds
A Walk in the Woods
Planting a Rainbow
Lizards Nature Coloring Book
Pollution : Problems Made by Man
Travelling Seeds (Mummy Nature Children’s Book)
In My Forest
Looking for some more fun activities and crafts for your little one? I’ve got them right here, and here are my best picks that are specifically nature themed.
- DIY Suncatcher Crafts
- Best Children’s Caterpillar Books
- Autumn Playdough Craft
- Easy Spring Crafts for Kids
- Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids
- Insect Books For Kids
- Butterfly Books For Kids
- The Best Summer Books For Kids
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.
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