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To help you get ready for the holiday and plan your Easter lessons, here are 15 of our favorite Easter books for kids of every age!
As you begin gathering your Easter books and activities for kids, be sure to explore the books featured on the list below. They’ll help you get your kids ready for the holiday and engage them in fun stories about the Easter Bunny.
I love adding new books to my holiday book lists each year. This year, I’m really loving the “How to Catch…” series. What holiday series do you love?
Easter Books for Kids
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of Easter picture books that will help your kids of all ages celebrate the holidays!
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter!
How to Catch the Easter Bunny – Is this the year you’ll be able to catch the Easter bunny in action?
Start an Easter tradition with this fun and funny children’s book ― the perfect Easter basket stuffer!
Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter – When Pinkalicious wakes up on Easter morning, she finds a note from Edgar Easter Bunny that sends the Pinkerton family on an eggsciting Easter scavenger hunt!
It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny – It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny tells the “tail” of P.J. and his quest to become something other than what he is. Is it more fun to be a bear, a bird, or a pig? Read along as P.J. tries to determine who he is—and where he belongs.
Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail – Peter Cottontail is out sick, and there’s only one dinosaur who’s up to the task of delivering his eggs on Easter. Join T. Rex and his friends as he saves the day in a very special way. Will practice make perfect?
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! – This time, the hungry old lady swallows a chick, some straw, an egg, some candy, a basket, and a bow! And just as she’s hopping and skipping along, who should she meet but the Easter Bunny! Watch what happens when she trips, with amazing results!
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny – Fancy Nancy can’t wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo’s class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys’ house for the weekend. But when Bree and Freddy come over to begin an Easter egg hunt, Nibbles goes missing! It’s up to Nancy to find her before anyone notices she’s gone.
The Easter Egg – Hoppi, and her remarkable Easter Rabbit will enchant readers as they pore over illustrations filled with dazzling eggs made by Flora Bunny, Aunt Sassyfrass and others. If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help the Easter Rabbit deliver the eggs on Easter morning.
Happy Easter, Little Critter – The Little Critter enjoys some traditional Easter activities with his parents and his little sister.
Splat the Cat: Where’s the Easter Bunny? – It’s almost Easter, and Splat knows exactly what he wants from the Easter Bunny—a really big Easter egg. But where is the Easter Bunny? Lift the flaps and help Splat search for him at the park, in the den, and all around town!
The Story of the Easter Bunny – Everyone knows who the Easter Bunny is. Each year, he comes with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates for children. But not everybody knows where he comes from. On a snow-cold day in a snug little house… So begins the true story of the Easter Bunny!
The Night Before Easter – “Twas the night before Easter, just before dawn, Not a creature was stirring out on the lawn.” The Easter bunny takes center stage in this delightful spin on a beloved poem that will send families hopping to the bookstore for an Easter treat sweeter than any sugar plum!
Marley and the Great Easter Egg Hunt – The day of the annual town Easter Egg Hunt has arrived, and Marley and his family are ready to find the biggest, most eggstravagant egg! Marley is great at spotting the eggs in trees and behind plants, but he just can’t seem to get the eggs to Cassie or Baby Louie before someone else snatches them up.
Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter – Easter is almost here—and Turkey knows just how to celebrate. He’s going to win the eggstra-special Easter egg hunt! The only problem is that animals aren’t allowed to enter.
Mater and the Easter Buggy – It’s Easter in Radiator Springs and no one is more excited than Mater. He can’t wait for the Easter Buggy to fill his tire with goodies such as lugnuts and coolant. But his best friend Lightning McQueen is worried that Mater’s holiday will be ruined when Mater wakes up to find that his Easter tire is empty.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
These wooden pastel Easter eggs make great math manipulatives for counting, sorting, adding, and subtracting.
If you want smaller wooden eggs, check out this set of Easter Montessori eggs and bowls which are perfect for matching, sorting, and counting.