Valentine season is not only for couples. We can all celebrate all forms of love, including that of a parent to a child. This is the perfect occasion to teach your child – a toddler, or a preschooler in kindergarten – about the virtue of love for the family, and for others.
National Book Store is one with the parents in instilling the importance of a loving atmosphere at home, while enhancing the children’s ability to learn and have fun.
Check out our selection of 5 Valentine books you can read with your preschooler or toddler.
Introduce the concept of Valentine’s day by reading this book to your toddler. As Minnie prepares her Bow-tique with the perfect Valentine’s Day decoration, her twin nieces come knocking in and turned the shop upside down! Now Minnie and Daisy hurry up to put back the shop into a sparkly place before Mickey finds out about the mess. It’s a nice demonstration of how one makes preparations for a loved on on Valentine’s day. Buy it for only P249.
Childhood isn’t complete without the fairy tales. Everyone learns about love and romance the first time through the classic fairy tales. They also enhance our children’s imagination and allow them to be familiar with different emotions. This collection of well-known fairy tales is brought to life with beautiful illustrations and lively text, making an ideal book for parents and young children to enjoy together. If you’re committed to a bedtime reading habit, the 5-minute tales are sure to keep you awake so you can read until the end! Get this precious fairy-tale book for only P449.
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Tell them about the greatest love story of all time! This Children’s Activity Bible is filled with beautiful color illustrations to help kindergarten children visualize the story of God’s love from the beginning with Adam and Eve, up until the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. What’s even more special is that this 100-Bible-story book has activities after each read. Activities include word searches, puzzles, and other challenging tasks that even preschoolers will surely enjoy! It’s an effective tool for teaching Christian values like love, at the same time having fun together. This book is recommended for children ages 4 to 7. Order online for only P385.
Everybody loves Dory! And through her story, we learned about loving our parents, and treating our dear friends (like Nemo and Marlin) like family. This much-loved modern Disney animation has also taught kids to be more accepting of their friends who may be suffering from a disorder (in Dory’s case: short-term memory loss). Relieve the story of Dory and how she was able to find her family through the help of her friends. Check out this Finding Dory Tabbed Board book to begin many hours of fun and excitement with your little one! Buy this online for only P335.
If you can’t go out of the country as a vacation trip this Valentine month, well you can still experience some of the busiest and most popular cities in the world! This time, you and your preschooler will go hand in hand in exploring places and creating memories about them. Get this Lonely Planet Kids’ Adventure Sticker book to get started. Decorate real life locations, like Buckingham Palace in London, a hectic Dubai shopping mall, majestic Central Park in New York and more busy places with over 250 reusable stickers. Order this online for P565.
This One is for the Parent:
We can’t end this blog post without leaving one item for you: Letters To My Children.
It’s a collection of touching love letters of 35 parents writing to their kids, and telling them to fight for true love, explore creative options, embrace their faith, and face whatever challenges life throws at them.
Be filled with heartwarming notes of people from all walks of life – celebrities, athletes, writers, artists, businessmen, public servants, etc — who, in their deepest of hearts are just parents like everyone else who simply want the best life for their children.
This is a wonderful gift you can give to yourself this Valentine, with the hope that it will encourage you to be a more loving mom or dad.
You will surely build a bond with your child, or with the whole family this Valentine season just by simply being together and doing things you love – like reading! No one is too young to know about love. Sometimes all it takes is quality time with our loved ones to learn how loving works.
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