Toddlers can either be shy, scared or enthralled with the magic of the holiday season. Very often their first impressions about Christmas embed the deepest and last the longest. Having our toddlers maintain that innocent curiosity is where books can have a big impact. Storybooks teach, enchant, and help young children develop a sense of wonder. Here are four holiday-inspired storybooks created just for the toddlers in your family. They’re interactive books filled with colorful illustrations, charming sounds, and a magical glow.
Jolly Jingly Christmas
Jolly Jingly Christmas is a cheerful, interactive board book that will spark joy in toddlers. It’s filled with festive images and secret flaps that are light-activated. When each of the five flaps is opened, they reveal a picture and make an associated sound. Toddlers will have fun guessing what or who is behind the flaps. They can open a door, unwrap a present, see who is in the stable and so much more.
The story is written in a rhyme format, so toddlers can enjoy the melodic bounce. It’s a great way to teach young children to read. There is a switch on the back of the book that can be turned off and on when kids are enjoying this delightful story.
Christmas Pop-Up Peekaboo!
The Christmas Pop-Up Peekaboo board book is filled with holiday magic. Each page has a flap that when opened, unfolds and pops up into a bold festive scene. Toddlers and preschoolers will be captivated and overjoyed with the characters and objects and will learn to associate them with Christmas.
There are five pop-up pages and toddlers will have fun guessing and wondering and then peeking behind the flap. Surprise! Guess what is behind the huge snowball? What did Santa put in the stockings? It’s a whimsical storybook that lets toddlers explore, learn about and celebrate the holiday season.
Santa’s Workshop is an interactive storybook filled with secret flaps and magical Christmas sounds. There is a switch at the back of the book that when turned on, allows festive sounds to entertain kids when the flaps are opened. Preschoolers and toddlers will be mesmerized with the characters and busy activities inside Santa’s workshop at the North Pole.
Toddlers will develop their motor skills and agility as they open all five of the flaps. They’ll learn to correlate certain characters, animals, and sounds with Christmas. Open the front door and children will see Santa and hear merry music and a hearty ho, ho, ho.
Good Night, Santa
Good Night, Santa is a warm and winsome board book set in the dark hours of Christmas Eve. A little girl wants to say good night to Santa. The evening is snowy and the sky is filled with twinkling stars. Out in a moonlight yard, she says good night to Mrs. Owl, fox cubs, and Mr. Cat, but there is no Santa. Silly girl, Santa only comes when you’re asleep.
This book has a rhythmic flow and a magical glow. Each of the paragraphs rhyme, making it a charming bedtime story. Turn on the switch at the back of the book and press the moon image on the front cover. Santa and his reindeer will be engulfed in white light. Preschoolers and toddlers will love this seasonal keepsake storybook.
Disclaimer: I received complimentary products to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own, yours may differ.