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Whether you’re studying the ocean or just planning a trip there, your kids will love these jellyfish books for preschoolers! Fiction and nonfiction selections!
As you begin gathering your ocean-themed books and activities for kids, be sure to explore the books featured on the list below. They’ll help you get your kids ready to learn about jellyfish.
Jellyfish Books for Preschoolers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of jellyfish books for preschoolers that will help your kids ages 3-6 learn more about these brainless, spineless creatures of the sea.
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.
Look, a Jellyfish! – Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about jellyfish. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills.
Jeremiah Jellyfish Flies High! – Join Jeremiah Jellyfish as he swims away from his shoal and finds himself taking charge of the World’s Biggest Rocket Plane Factory!
I Am Jellyfish – Jellyfish is quietly crooning in the shallows, when knife-nosed Swordfish swooshes, races and chases her, down, down, down, deep into the dark blue sea. At that moment, stealthy Squid stretches a tentacle, tussling and tossing Swordfish in the darkness. Who will help Swordfish? He makes a last wish… Then … ON goes a light – it’s Jellyfish!
I Am Not a Fish! – Edgar is a jellyfish, but he doesn’t look, act, or feel very much like a “fish.” With a little help though from some friendly starfish, Edgar realizes that labels aren’t important, and he should celebrate what makes him unique!
June the Jellyfish – In this bubbly little ocean tale, a shy little jellyfish loves to dance, but she is too afraid to talk to any other fish in the sea! Will she ever be able to overcome her fears and make some new friends?
Spencer and Vincent – When two jellyfish brothers are separated at sea it takes all of the ocean’s creatures to help them reunite in this heartwarming tale of brotherly love.
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish – Peanut Butter and Jellyfish are best of friends and swim up, down, around, and through their ocean home. Crabby is their neighbor. He is not their best friend. But when Crabby gets in trouble, will Peanut Butter and Jellyfish come to the rescue? You bet they will!
Jellyfish (A Day in the Life: Sea Animals) – Beautiful and translucent, jellyfish can be deadly but some are perfectly harmless. Learn about the physical traits of jellyfish, how they move, where they are found, and their hunting and sleeping habits.
Jellyfish – Readers will learn just how amazing jellyfish can be. The many species of this ocean invertebrate may not look like other undersea animals, but they have some amazing adaptations and behaviors that help them survive.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
This felt jellyfish puzzle is perfect for imaginative play! Great for quiet play at appointments, bedtime, road trips, restaurants, sleep overs, fine motor skill development etc.