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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 4, 2011

Spring brings warmer weather, fragrant and bright colored flowers, adorable baby farm animals, and taller children. Spring also brings more books—books that encompass all of those topics and more, for our taller children with blossoming minds. It’s time to select a book that matches the tone of the season, grab a blanket and find a nice spot outside for a spring story time session.

From bunnies to eggs to butterflies to chicks and even a spring shower, these books that have been selected all harness some kind of special spring power and celebrate Easter in its secular form.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 22, 2010

There is no denying that very young children are tactile and kinesthetic learners. It’s important to provide them with an interactive reading experience that allows them to touch, feel, and move the book and its pages while you are reading the story or sounds involved. It’s often hard for a toddler to sit still during story time, however, being able to physically engage in the book makes it much easier for them to enjoy their reading experience.

The following list of books all have thick and sturdy, movable parts, combined with many great learning concepts: