We literally have books everywhere in our home. My son even before he could read, would have his head in a book of some kind. I am going to share with you our favorite book lists for kids.
The easiest way to encourage children to read is to make it fun. If they are 10 years old and want to read a picture book then that’s great. If they are 5 years old and want to “read” Harry Potter that is ok too.
Don’t get too hung up on what books they should be reading. Just take their lead. My son went through a stage when he would only read comics, and another when he would only read Marvel, DC, or Star Wars encyclopedias.
On his Christmas list (and still now he is older) there will always be at least 10 books he wants!
Carry on reading for our best book lists for kids and book printables that will help you. If you have older children why not show them the reading lists (my son has read literally ALL of these books, so feel free to ask me any questions that you or your child may have.)
A lot of these books are definitely focused on boys. At Homeschool of One, I only have Freddie! So I am not going to pretend I know what girls read, I know all of my son’s “girl” friends would read everything on these lists, and I really don’t mean they are not appropriate for girls, they are just what I know Freddie likes. Maybe I should have called them 100 books for 9 year olds that my son loves!
These kid’s book posts are in the following order:
Book lists for kids
Seasonal book lists
Best educational books
Bookmarks to color in
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Reading Books for Kids
These are the best reading books my son has read over the years, so they are definitely more aimed at boys, however, of course girls will love them too!
We have recently started studying human biology in our homeschool and have come across these anatomy books for kids. They are aimed at slightly younger children, elementary-aged, but he (and I) are learning loads about the body. I literally had no idea about any of it, it’s a wonder I have survived 40-something years! Check Know Yourself out here, but use exclusive coupon code CLARE10 for 10% off.
This is our favorite book printable as it is a win for both my son and me. When he has finished reading a book and completed his book report, if there is a movie about the book, then he gets to watch it during the homeschool day. As long as he also completes this comparison report.
Have fun in the long summer months and get them to play book bingo. It is such a great way to encourage the kids to read, especially when the reward is something they want. What about a new book? (That’s what we do!)
Encouraging children to read from an early age is one of the most important things we should do for our children,
There are 48 different Roald Dahl themed images to print out in our free Roald Dahl memory game, but if you are playing with toddlers or preschoolers I recommend only using 12 different images to start with. The images are taken from four of Roald Dahl’s most popular books:
Teaching your children about Shakespeare can be so much fun, and we have been studying the Bard for the last year and will continue to do so. Carry on reading to see how to teach your child Shakespeare the fun way,
I have been homeschooling for a number of years, however, I still want to find books about homeschooling, for my own sanity! Am I still doing things right, or just as a sanity checker. Carry on reading for 12 of my absolute favorites you should read today.
Mr. D Math has only gone and written a book! I don’t hide the fact that we love Mr. D in our homeschool, we have even loved his ASL and economics classes. So when I saw Teach by Dennis Dinoia on Amazon I had to grab a copy.