Thanksgiving is fast approaching! For anyone who needs a great book to share, here are my favorite Thanksgiving read-aloud picture books. Be sure to check out the related activities, too!
When Mouse creeps from his hidey-hole to get one luscious green pea for his Thanksgiving feast, he can’t resist taking just a bit more than he can hold. Ages 3-8.
One is a Feast For Mouse by Judy Cox
What makes a Thanksgiving perfect? Is it the perfectly browned turkey, the decadent desserts…or the people you celebrate it with? Ages 5-9.
The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli
In rhyming verse, Bear decides to host a feast for his woodland friends. Each shows up with a delicious dish, ready to celebrate. There’s just one problem: what does Bear have to share? Ages 3-6.
Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson
For anyone who wants to guide children to answer to the question, “What are you thankful for?”. From thoughtful to self-aware to silly, the answers to this question are guaranteed to get children thinking. Parr’s signature illustrations add charm and delight. Ages 4-10.
The Thankful Book by Todd Parr
The true account of why American’s have a national day of Thanksgiving. Everyone should know of Sarah Hale. And as one who loves Thanksgiving, I am very thankful for her. Ages 7-11.