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If you are a parent or guardian in search of fun books to read to your child between the ages of 2 and 6 this quick guide was created just for you. Nurturing a love for reading is more important than ever with the excessive use of digital devices. Here is a quick list of books that we know your kids will love.

Top Picks for Ages 2-3

  • “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown
    • A timeless classic, “Goodnight Moon” creates a serene bedtime atmosphere. Its rhythmic, gentle words are perfect for soothing toddlers into sleep. Find it here.
  • “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle
    • Eric Carle’s masterpiece combines vibrant illustrations with a simple, educational story. It’s a delightful way to introduce concepts like counting and days of the week. Find it here.

Must-Reads for Ages 4-5

  • “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak
    • This enchanting tale takes young readers on a wild adventure, sparking imagination and creativity. Find it here.
  • “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss
    • Dr. Seuss’s playful rhymes and repetitive phrases make this book an excellent tool for early readers. Find it here.

Essential Reads for Age 6

  • “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White
    • A heartwarming story of friendship and life, “Charlotte’s Web” is perfect for more advanced young readers. Find it here.
  • “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter
    • This classic tale, with its charming illustrations and mischievous adventures, is ideal for six-year-olds. Find it here.

Books are magical and are powerful tools for fostering a love for reading and aiding in your child’s cognitive and emotional development. Remember, each child is unique, so feel free to explore beyond this list and discover what ignites your child’s imagination and curiosity.

If this was helpful feel free to share with a fellow parent or guardian. If you want to learn more about how Pillar Cowork helps children learn check out some of the monthly recaps featured on our blog. Happy reading!