Summer is a very active time for a child, rife with both indoor and outdoor opportunities for fun and learning. You can help your child look forward to summer as well as learn more about it with a good book. Here are 4 kids’ books about summer that you and your child can enjoy together.
I See Summer by Charles Ghigna
With colorful illustrations and simple, rhyming text, I See Summer provides many opportunities for you and your child to discuss the fun elements of summer.
And Then Comes Summer by Tom Brenner
This book’s vivid illustrations and lyrical text will help your child get excited for summer activities such as selling lemonade, eating ice cream, playing hide-and-seek, and Fourth of July parades.
The Night Before Summer Vacation by Natasha Wing
This book follows a family as they get ready to leave for their big summer vacation the next morning. Whether or not you and your child are going on a trip in the near future, this book is a fun examination of all that goes into a summer vacation.
My Summer at Home: A Kids Journal to Write about Summer Adventures with Daily Writing Prompts
At home or on summer vacation, this journal is a fun way for older kids to make plans for their summer and think about their favorite things about the season. This can be a fun activity for the two of you to do together as well.