It’s never too early to start learning. Feed their little minds with fun activity books that include all the fundamentals they’ll need to start their early education
While it is often difficult for a toddler to pay attention to anything for more than a few seconds, when engaged, they are information sponges that are constantly gaining knowledge.
A toddler is considered to be between one and three years old, which is a good time to start thinking about the early stages of learning.
It’s never too early to implement some of the basics like colors, numbers, and shapes and luckily there are plenty of options to make it fun along the way as well.
To keep toddlers immersed, you’ll want to find books with bold letters, bright colors, and things like characters and pictures to keep things exciting.
If you don’t know where to start, we’ve rounded up the best options out there right now.
The best educational books for toddlers
1. My first math book
Start their digital journey with their Fist math book.
The book features easy-to-navigate puzzles and games to help with basic counting skills, while also introducing addition, subtraction, shapes, fractions, and more. It is ideal for children aged three to five.
Price: £ 3, The Works – buy here now
2. Animated alphabet
Animalphabet is a fun way for any child to discover new animals while learning their ABCs.
Julia Donaldson’s popular bestseller features bold and bright artwork on every page, there are also pop-out pages and flip flaps to make the guessing game exciting.
In addition to teaching them ABCs and animals, it also encourages children to differentiate and be able to make comparisons between species.
Price: £ 7.99, Waterstones – buy here now
3. Box 100 first hardback books (3 books)
This set is the perfect set for toddlers ready to learn. It includes three different books that focus on key concepts in early development.
Each book contains 100 color photographs to look at, tell and later, read and write too.
This set includes the first 100 animals, the first 100 words, numbers, colors and shapes.
Price: £ 13.99, Amazon – buy here now
4. Hello, World! Solar system
Take their little minds out of this world with this kid-friendly introduction to science, starting with the solar system.
This Hello, World series book is designed to introduce early non-fiction concepts to babies and toddlers.
With clear language and cheerful illustrations, the book immerses toddlers in a learning experience from space.
Price: £ 5.04, Amazon – buy here now
5. Lets Fun Learning – Add and take
This book by Lett’s uses fun activities and step-by-step practices to build toddler’s confidence with numbers.
Practice and develop their key skills with addition and subtraction, there’s even handy parenting tips included.
Price: £ 2, The Works – buy here now
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6. ABC letter tracing for preschool kids
If you’re a toddler keen to get your hands on a pencil, this tracing activity book is perfect for getting started with their hand control and writing skills.
In the book there are different sections for your little one to start writing letters, numbers and words. There are also enough blank pages for them to practice on their own.
Price: £ 6.49, Amazon – buy here now
7. Pen cleaning activity book for 3 to 5 year olds
Another great option for first-time handwriting skills, however, this activity book is clean and comes in – allowing them to practice as much as they want, just clean up the pages.
It also helps smaller children, who are not yet used to holding pens, learn how to control their hands and navigate the pen to follow lines and letters.
Price: £ 4.99, Waterstones – buy here now
8. My box of colors
This activity book is divided into four color sections, featuring different objects among the color groups, it is an ideal competitor to develop their first words and colors.
Price: £ 5, The Works – buy here now
9. Roald Dahl’s opposites: raise the flap
Immerse your little one in the wonderful world of Roald Dahl.
Using their little hands to lift the flaps of the pages, they will discover various opposites, paired with beautiful illustrations and pieces that stand out for an exciting learning experience.
Price: £ 5.99, Amazon – buy here now
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