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3 Children’s Books to Read at Bedtime

Reading to your child before bed is extremely important. Not only does it cultivate one on one time with your child, it also stimulates their excitement and enjoyment of reading. Choose any of these fun and entertaining picture books to keep reading time a special time between you and your child. 

  1. The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister 

This beautifully designed picture tells the story of a fish that loves the way it looks. However, the story goes on to tell a wonderful story about how this fish learns to share with others. He also learns that having and keeping friends is more important than material items. This story is a fan favorite with children that teaches very important life lessons. 

  1. The Day the Crayons Quit! by Drew Daywalt 

This fun picture book is a fan favorite among loads of children because of its unique storyline and the ability to be relatable to kids of all ages. The book tells the story of a box of crayons that belong to a very creative child. The crayons can’t take being used by the child any longer, they even go on to say that they have dreams of their own and would like to be used in different ways. This story teaches the lesson of how to stand up for yourself and others as well as respect other people’s opinions and how to be accommodating. 

  1. Pop!: Otto, the Kernel Who Didn’t Pop by Karen Kilpatrick

The story of Otto is such a fun and creative book taking an ordinary thing and making it wonderful! Otto is a popcorn kernel that is waiting for the special day that he will turn into popcorn. However, many things go wrong and he doesn’t pop like he is supposed to. This book teaches the wonderful lesson that sometimes life doesn’t always go the way you plan and how to adapt to those types of situations. It is a perfect book for a growing child! 

Choose any of these books during bedtime and they are sure to be a hit with your kids! 
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