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Valentine's Day Reading for Your Preschoolers and Toddlers in 3 Board Books

Cindy Hewitt is a retired teacher with a passion for children's literature. Read-aloud stories add quality to a child's life experiences.

3 Charming Board Books for Valentine's Day With Your Toddler/Preschooler

Favorite character Madeline sends love for Valentines Day

Favorite character Madeline sends love for Valentines Day

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Mom's love is everywhere in That's Me Loving You

Mom's love is everywhere in That's Me Loving You

Madeline Sends Her Love

Everyone loves the character Madeline. Viking Publishing has published a short and happy book for ages 4-6 in which Madeline defines what love means. Love From Madeline is perfect for Valentine's Day reading with your toddler or preschooler. Each familiar illustration of Madeline in Paris and text demonstrates a feeling of love that Madeline has. Madeline shows love by greeting people while on a walk through Paris. Madeline shows love through kindness to people that she does not know. She helps an elderly man across the street while out for a walk. Madeline even shows love to pets. Madeline believes that we can show love with a gift for someone and we do not need a special occasion. Madeline believes that love can be shown by the time we spend with others. Madeline also believes that love is always found at home.

The illustrations in Love From Madeline are familiar to all fans of Madeline. Love From Madeline was published by Viking, a division of Penguin/Random House. It has an ISBN of 978-0-593-34983-0. This is a small book that is perfect for Valentine's Day.

The Beloved Character Madeline Shows Love in a Variety of Ways

Love is shown by helping others

Love is shown by helping others

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Peter Rabbit Sends Love for Valentine's Day

The beloved character Peter Rabbit is featured in a small board book published from the collection in The World of Peter Rabbit from Frederick Warne of Penguin Young Readers Group. Mama Rabbit loves her little Peter and Peter and his mom laugh and giggle together. Peter sings and claps because he knows he is loved. Mama Bunny plays a game of peek-a-boo with Peter. All of these activities are activities of love. I Love You Peter Rabbit is an delightful book for infants/toddlers/preschoolers for reading on Valentine's day. It is an interactive board book with a peekaboo mirror on the last page. The text is written in short rhymes. The print is large for young children to easily notice the words as you read. Show your little reader love from Peter Rabbit this Valentine's Day.

I love You Peter Rabbit is recommended for ages 2 and up. It has an ISBN of 978-0-241-32790-6.

Charming Illustrations from I Love You Peter Rabbit

Peekaboo with Mama Rabbit shows love

Peekaboo with Mama Rabbit shows love

Peter Rabbit loves nature

Peter Rabbit loves nature

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Love From Parents to Child Is Forever

Best-selling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal's That's Me Loving You is another board book that is perfect for Valentine's Day reading with young children. The text describes the continuous love that parents have for their children. Parents' love goes wherever the child goes. A winking star in the sky is a parent's love shining down. Butterflies might be a parent showing love. A parent's love can be found in a rainbow or the sun. Rosenthal writes this love story from parent to child as a small poem.

Teagan White contributed her talents as an illustrator to portray all of the places that a parent's love follows a child. Illustrations are done in bright colors for each page. The cut-out heart on the cover makes this a perfect choice for reading with your little one on Valentine's Day.

That's Me Loving You is recommended for ages 0-3 and has an ISBN of 978-1-9848-4773-7.

Happy reading for Valentine's Day!

Colorful Illustrations From That's Me Loving You

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Bring These Board Books Into Your Toddler/Preschool Classroom

Early childhood educators who teach in a toddler/preschool classroom will want to add all three of these board books to their classroom shelf. Board books are indestructable and can easily be held by toddlers and preschoolers. These are a fun choice for reading for Valentine's Day for the little ones.

*Read in a story time session.

*Have a collection of valentines for each child on this special day.

*A creative activity for parents from their toddler or preschooler is a card made with the child's handprint to form a heart. Use washable paint for children's hands to form the heart handprint on a sturdy cardboard cut to create a card.

© 2022 Cindy Hewitt

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