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Best Activity Books for Kindergartners

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Kindergarten is an exciting time for children and their parents. It is the beginning step of 12 years of formal education and is the time to encourage your child’s excitement about school. Fun and engaging activity books are an exemplary way to reinforce what children are learning in kindergarten. The objectives may even help children to be ahead of the game when first entering the classroom and beyond. There are several styles of books to choose from that are ideal for young children. The following activity books will assist in the comprehension of several subjects while keeping your child coming back for more.

Most Imaginative

Don’t Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book! (Pigeon series) (Pigeon (8)) (Paperback)

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The book has been a favorite since it was first published. In “Don’t Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book,” young children will read through a story while actually taking part in it. Students help to create the story along the way and are excited to complete the activities to see what happens next. This book is a wonderful way to engage 3- to 8-year-olds in learning through reading, writing, drawing and creating.

The “School Zone Big Mazes and More Workbook” encourages children to solve problems through the completion of the fun exercises it offers. This helps build children’s confidence in logical and deductive reasoning — important skills to have moving forward. This book has a multitude of mazes, games, math puzzles and more to choose from and work through, which makes it a great addition to any curriculum. This book is ideal for children ages 6 to 8.

Most Motivating

The Never-Bored Kid Book, Ages 6-7 (Paperback)

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With “The Never Bored Kid Book,” your 6- or 7-year-old will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they’re learning. This book has an assortment of practices that improve children’s skills and knowledge in a variety of different subjects. These include sequencing, counting and reading, plus critical and creative thinking. Learning these abilities will be invaluable to students in school.

The “Unicorn Activity Book for Kids” is a fabulous gift for any child between 4 and 8 who loves unicorns. It has many unicorn-themed activities that children will absolutely adore. The pages are printed on only one side so that markers can be used without worry of bleeding through, and the pages can be easily displayed after completion. Any child would enjoy receiving this book as a present.

The “School Zone Hidden Pictures Around the World Workbook” takes children on an adventure to find different objects in a variety of ways. This is done through finding hidden smaller objects while observing the bigger picture as a whole. This type of activity helps kids with their focus, attention to detail, visual perception and eye-hand coordination. These skills assist with reading and writing as well. Every child should have this fun activity book on their shelf. This book is ideal for children ages 5 and up.

Expert Commentary

“When working with kindergartners, I have seen activity books save the day over and over again. My strongest recommendation is to have at least two for each kindergartner if you are a caregiver or parent and to have them with you everywhere you go. I like having an extra book in my car and any backpack I carry just in case.”

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.