This time of year provides such a rich opportunity to teach traditions and values to our children. I especially love Thanksgiving time because learning thankfulness is one of the top virtues I hope to instill in my children. Not to mention a love for history and good food!
As we pack up for the library this week, I’m on the hunt for a handful of new Thanksgiving books to read. Take a peek at my “shopping” list!
Pete the Cat teaches about the history of Thanksgiving in this fun flip book.
Buy Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving here
A funny read that your toddlers will love – the counting practice is a definite perk!
Buy Five Silly Turkeys here
This cheerful and colorful book talks about giving thanks for simple things like hugs and bright sunny days!
Buy Thanksgiving Is For Giving Thanks here
Both my son and daughter adore Curious George, so they’ll be big fans of his Thanksgiving adventures!
Buy Happy Thanksgiving, Curious George here
Spark the conversation about thankfulness with this great read about Sam who is trying to figure out what he’s thankful for.
Buy Thanksgiving Day Thanks here
A cute spin on an old classic!
Buy I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie here
What is your favorite children’s Thanksgiving book?