While seeing fireworks and barbecuing with family and friends is always a go-to for the fourth, it is always the perfect time to teach your children all about Independence Day with this collection of 4th of July Books for Preschoolers.
Get your littles excited about this summer holiday with these fun and festive books that will help them learn all about the rich history of our beautiful nation.
How to teach preschoolers about Independence Day!
One of the best ways to teach our children is just to talk to them about the history of our country. That it is not just about barbecues, fireworks, and all the fun stuff but that it is also to celebrate our freedom.
You can teach them why the flag has the stars and stripes and what they stand for and of course what it means to be an American.
Top 10 4th of July Books for Preschoolers
It’s the night before the Fourth of July and all across the United States people are getting ready for hot dogs and fireworks.
Decked in red, white, and blue, a family heads to a parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with friends and family, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and of course, watches a fireworks show.
The Night Before the Fourth of July captures all the fun, excitement, and pride of the best summer holiday!
Little ones will love learning American history in Tanya Lee Stone’s latest alphabet book.
Rhyming couplets that flow through the alphabet help kids celebrate everything from the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence to Thomas Jefferson and Harriet Tubman!
June 14 is Flag Day, but with so many American flags proudly displayed, every day seems like Flag Day.
Perfect for reading together with a young child, F Is for Flag shows in simple terms how one flag can mean many things: a symbol of unity, a sign of welcome, and a reminder that in good times and in bad-everyone in our country is part of one great big family.
Daniel Tiger and his family are going to see a special fireworks show on Jungle Beach!
At first, Daniel is scared of how loud the fireworks are, but when Daniel holds his little sister’s hand, he feels better.
This sweet storybook about a first experience is sure to be a hit with Daniel Tiger fans!
Developed at the request of elementary school teachers, Our Pledge, Our Promise – The Pledge of Allegiance Explained defines each line of our pledge with short, lyrical verses and bright, expressive pictures.
Children will better understand the profound meanings behind all those “big” words.
Go beyond rote memorization of our nation’s pledge:
-Promote confidence through meaningful learning
-Master advanced vocabulary
-Instill the importance of unity and equality
This book will spark deeper discussions about the founding of the United States of America, our country’s history, and what patriotism means today.
“Fun Facts” about the history of the flag and the pledge are also included to enhance learning.
The proper way to fold the American flag is shown in an easy-to-follow diagram too!
Sparkle and shine with this rhyming, interactive board book that’s perfect for summertime celebrations!
Featuring everything from adorable firecrackers to sweet apple pies, You’re My Little Firecracker is a festive story that celebrates the love between a parent and child.
Each colorful spread features a sweet, rhyming sentiment paired with a die-cut shape that adds depth and interest.
With chunky pages for little hands and endearing text, this board book is the perfect read for the Fourth of July or any time of the year!
In this engaging look at America, Michelle Medlock Adams introduces little ones to the beliefs and ideals that make America unique.
Heartfelt and humorous questions ponder all of the things that America might be about: the flag, the Fourth of July, the Statue of Liberty.
Readers quickly learn that America is about more than symbols and monuments.
It’s a land of freedom and democracy where dreams come true.
Whimsical artwork and rhyming verse will capture children’s imaginations as they explore what America means to them.
The Bear family and their Bear Country neighbors celebrate the Fourth of July with a big parade.
But not before the cubs get a lesson about the blessings of freedom for their country.
Features 12 full-color stickers.
Bright, appealing artwork and simple words introduce the youngest readers to our first president with engaging anecdotes, beginning with how young George liked to study and ride his horse.
Fun facts at the end—such as that Washington’s image can be found on our dollar bills, our postage stamps, and on Mount Rushmore—round out this charming Little Golden Book.
For more than a century, the Statue of Liberty has stood proudly in New York Harbor, welcoming people from near and far.
Perfect for reading together with a young child, L Is for Liberty uses simple language and bold illustrations to celebrate the statue, her history, and the freedom she stands for.
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