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In a typical kindergarten classroom, there is a wide variety of reading levels. Some kindergarteners can read fluently while others are still struggling to sound out words.
Therefore, it’s important to have a wide variety of books for your kids to access. These Easter books for kindergarten include leveled books for beginning readers and picture books you can read aloud.
Each of these books will make a great addition to your Easter books and activities for young children.
Whether you’re looking for some zany Easter adventures or you’re teaching about Jesus’s connection to Easter, these Easter books will make a wonderful addition to your holiday book collection.
Easter Books for Kids
Below, I’m featuring ten Easter books that are perfect for kids ages 5-7! They can, of course, be enjoyed by younger or older kids, as well.
You should be able to find most of these at your local used bookstore or department store, or you can find them at your local library.
If you can’t find your desired book locally, you can order from Amazon by clicking the links below.
Show Me the Bunny! – When Patrick scares away the Easter Bunny by mistake, SpongeBob decides to put on a bunny suit and hide eggs for his best friend.
But the egg hunt takes an unexpected turn when Patrick finds the biggest egg they have ever seen!
No Rest for the Easter Beagle – It’s almost Easter and Snoopy is exhausted! He still has lots of eggs to color and hide.
When Lucy recommends that the Easter Beagle take a break, it’s up to the Peanuts Gang to color and hide all the eggs. Everyone wants to help, but are they up to the task?
The Great Easter Race! – It’s Easter morning, and Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and their friends are gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race! Who will win the day?
Will it be the turtle, who moves slowly and steadily toward the finish? Or will it be the bunny, who runs faster than thunder, but seems easily distracted?
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.
A Very Happy Easter – This fresh retelling of the Easter story focuses on the emotions of Jesus’ friends and invites children to copy the expressions they are making.
As they learn about how Jesus died and rose again, they will see that Jesus’ friends felt fear, sadness, surprise and joy, and they will have the opportunity to think about how they would have felt.
This book is a great way to make story time interactive and explain Easter to young children in a way that connects emotionally and builds empathy.
Happy Easter, Little Critter – Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is celebrating Easter in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s dyeing eggs, searching for baskets, or snacking on sweets, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story.
A perfect way to celebrate the Easter holiday!
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.
Pete the Cat: Five Little Bunnies – Sing along with Pete the Cat in his fun adaptation of “Five Little Monkeys” Fans of Pete the cat will love rocking out to this classic tune with a groovy Easter twist in this picture book.
How to Catch the Easter Bunny – Finding eggs is easy, but can YOU catch the Easter Bunny in action this year? He has a basket full of treats and tricks for staying hidden―plus that bunny hippity hops with lightning speed!
Start a new tradition with this bright and funny children’s Easter book and get inspired to build STEAM traps of your own to pair with the read aloud!
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.
So he and his barnyard friends come up with a top-secret plan. With his trademark disguises and a whole lot of help, Turkey goes undercover. Will his basket of tricks help him win a prize?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
These wooden 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.
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