Showers, flowers and books! Celebrate the arrival of spring with these great books for kids.

1. Explore Spring: 25 Great Ways to Learn About Spring
By Lauri Berkenkamp

How do we love spring? Let us count the ways–25 ways to be exact. Whether it’s weather-appropriate activities or planting flowers with furry animals, this book gives you 25 ways to interact with spring.

2. Everything Spring
By Jill Esbaum

“I hate baby animals and warm weather,” said no one ever. Warm up to spring by flipping through cute photographs of animals and the great outdoors.

3. Feel The Wind
By Arthur Dorros

Air is always moving! You can hear it, feel it, even smell it! Wake up your spring senses with this eye-opening, breezy read.

4. Who Likes Rain?
By Wong Herbert Yee

Grab your umbrella and hit the puddles! Check out this interactive question-and-answer book to find out which species enjoy the rainy April showers as much as humans do.

5. Planting a Rainbow
By Lois Ehlert

With her Eric Carle-esque illustrations and colorful text on wide, easy-for-little-fingers pages, Ehlert introduces the youngest kids to vibrate spring images and simple site words.

6. What Will Hatch?
By Jennifer Ward

The Anticipation is haunting! Full of playful text and rhythmic couplets, kids will get excited as they learn about different animals and their life cycles, which begin in spring.

7. And Then It’s Spring
By Julie Fogliano

In this sweet story, a young boy and his dog prepare a garden for spring. Children can learn a wonderful lesson about patience and friendship just by reading this instant favorite.

8. Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
By Julia Rawlinson

Say it ain’t snow! Fletcher the Fox is very excited for spring! The flowers bloom, the air is fresh and crisp… but snow?! The transformation of seasons can be full of surprises, as your little ones will learn with via Fletcher’s adventures.

9. Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
By Steven Schnur

This book has great appeal for both kids and adults, and can be read and reread at home and in school. Adults appreciate the sleek writing style that exposes kids to a unique form of poetry.

10. A New Beginning
By Wendy Pfeffer

What is the spring equinox? Learn some simple spring science and history lessons along with suggested activities to try with your kids this season.

About Danielle Steinberg

Danielle Steinberg

Danielle received her Masters in Education which led her to a spot on the PBS Parents team in 2011. She now works full time as a producer of content and social media for PBS Digital Studios and continues to work as a web producer for PBS Parents.

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