Are you wanting to celebrate Brothers and sisters day? Maybe you’re having a baby and want to prepare your child to be a big brother or sister? If so they these children’s books about siblings will be super useful.
Reading sibling books with kids can be super beneficial in helping toddlers and young children better understand the role of becoming a big brother or sister.
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How do I prepare my child for a new baby?
Preparing your child to welcome a new baby isn’t always the easiest thing to do. In no time, your child will no longer be the baby and they’ll need to share that attention.
You can prepare your child for a new baby by:
- Giving them a baby doll and inviting them to help care for the fake baby.
- Spending special time with your child before the baby comes and after the baby comes.
- Talk to your child about having a new baby in the home and what it means.
- Invite your child to help take care of the new baby. They can help give the new baby a bath, read to the new baby, and so much more!
Books About Brothers And Sisters
Reading books about brothers and sisters not only teaches toddlers and young children about family dynamics, it can also help prepare a child for the changes that will come when a new baby arrives.
Looking at picture books with little ones can help them to better understand the roles of big brothers and sisters.
When Is Brothers And Sisters Day?
Did you know there is an annual day to celebrate brothers and sisters! That’s right Brothers and sisters day is on on the 2nd May every year and is a great day to read sibling books with the little ones.
Sibling Books That Help Prepare For A New Baby
Here is a list of fantastic sibling books for toddlers and preschool kids.
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