Book Gift Ideas for Kids – Give the children in your life something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to READ this holiday season!
If you follow the classic four gift rule, this list of kids books will help you find the perfect book gift idea for the children on your list this Christmas. Every child deserves the gift of a new favorite book.
This collection of children’s books also make a great gift idea for a child’s birthday. It’s always nice to get a new book as a gift from a loved one. Below you can find children’s book gift ideas for toddlers to teens! You may also enjoy our Christmas gift guide for kids.
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Children’s Book Gift Ideas for Toddlers to Teens
These classic Children’s books make great gifts for Christmas or a birthday. We have rounded up a collection of our most popular book lists for kids to make it easy to find the best book gift ideas for the children on your list.
Each of the children’s book lists below is filled with excellent book gift ideas for kids. Click on the title of each kids’ book list to see all of the recommended children’s books on each list. For more awesome ideas, be sure to have a look at the Rhythms of Play Store!
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The Best Kids Books to Give for Christmas or a Birthday
Christmas Coloring and Activity Books for Kids and Adults
Christmas coloring and activity books for kids are a unique gift idea and an easy way to help children relieve stress during the holidays. The holiday season is a wonderful time of year for families, but it can be rough on everyone. Especially on kids with sensitivities and special needs.
Kids and adults alike should have resources readily available to help keep the peace. Christmas coloring, puzzle, and sticker activity books like those found in this collection will keep the little monsters (and big monsters) tame and happy.
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Kids Books About Love Between Parent and Child
Gift your children with a book about your unconditional love! Reading children’s books about the love that a parent and child share with our children is an easy way to share the unconditional love that we have for them.
Using simple lyrics and stories we can all relate to, this collection of kids books will make it clear that we love our children no matter what they do.
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Kids Books That Teach Important Life Lessons.
Kids are deeply touched by the books they read. During the many years that I have been reading books to children as a childcare worker and parent, these kids books that teach moral lessons have stood out as some of the very best.
This is an amazing list of unique children’s books. The profound lessons shared in each of the powerful stories found in this collection of books for kids make parenting a bit easier to navigate.
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Gratitude Books for Kids That Inspire Thankfulness
Each of these gratitude books for kids provides simple lessons for nurturing gratitude in the home year round. Reading them with your children is an effective way to inspire thankfulness every day.
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Kids Books About the Winter Solstice
Since the winter solstice occurs a few days before Christmas, these children’s books about the winter solstice can help children understand more about why the days are so much shorter and the nights are so much longer at this time of year.
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The Best Children’s Books about Feelings and Emotions
Learning how to express emotions is important to a child’s social-emotional health and development. Reading books about feelings with our children can help our kids learn to manage their emotions in healthy ways.
We have found that reading these books to our daughter has helped her understand her emotions well enough to label them and communicate them with us. This has reduced her tantrums and lessened their severity. We can’t recommend these children’s books about feelings and emotions highly enough!
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Children’s Books About Anger Management for Toddlers to Teens
Children’s books about anger management can help kids understand their angry feelings and learn how to calm down. From books for toddlers about hitting to books for teens about controlling their anger, this list includes the best anger management books for kids.
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Best Read-Aloud Fairy Tales and How They Benefit Development
Studies show that fairy tales, folk tales, myths, and legends have countless benefits for kids. Fairy tales can aid child development and help children develop into creative, intelligent, and emotionally whole human beings.
Read-aloud fairy tales can also instill a love of reading, improve vocabulary, develop the imagination, increase intelligence, and more! Give your children the best fairy tales for Christmas or a birthday!
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Best Book Gift Ideas for Children
Children’s books make a great gift idea all year long. Everyone should receive the gift of a new book for Christmas or their birthday. This list of book gift ideas for kids makes it easy to gift the children in your lives with something to read.
We will continue to add the best book lists to this collection of book gift ideas for children, make sure you save or bookmark this page for future reference. You can find more gift ideas for children in our Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids, and at the Rhythms of Play Store!
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