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4th of July Books for Preschoolers

Teach your kids all about Independence Day by reading these 4th of July Books for Preschoolers! Book lists for kids like this one are a fun way for children to not only learn about the holiday but also develop listening and comprehension skills too.


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4th of July Books for Preschoolers:

From going to barbeques to watching fireworks, there are many different ways that we celebrate the 4th of July. These books will introduce your children to some of those traditions and teach them why we celebrate Independence Day. 


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The Night Before the Fourth of JulyFourth of July (Holidays in Rhythm and Rhyme)What Is America?Daniel's First Fireworks (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood)A Is for America: A Patriotic Alphabet BookThe Star-Spangled Banner (Reading Rainbow Books)What Does It Mean to Be American?: Teach Children the Importance of Unity and About the Diversity, History, and Values of America (Patriotic Picture Book Gift for Kids)F Is for Flag (Reading Railroad Books)Curious George Parade Day tabbed board bookI Pledge AllegianceApple Pie Fourth of JulyMy Fourth of JulyHello, Fourth of July!Hats off for the Fourth of July (Christian Mother Goose)Red, White, and Boom!Story Of Americas BirthdayHappy Birthday, AmericaHappy 4th of July, Jenny Sweeney!Lady Liberty's HolidayA is for America



While You Are Reading:

Asking questions before, during, and after you read to your kids will help them to develop their listening skills and comprehend what you are reading. While you are reading these books to your children, ask them questions such as:


  • Who are the characters in the story?
  • When is America’s birthday?
  • What are some 4th of July traditions?
  • Why do we celebrate Independence Day?
  • Where is the 4th of July celebrated? 


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Extend The Learning:

After sharing these read picture books with your preschoolers, they will have fun playing and learning with these Independence Day themed activities:


4th of July Letter Match Activity

4th of July Alphabet Sensory Bin


4th of July Skittles Science Experiment

4th of July Magic Glitter Science Experiment


4th of July Process Art Painting


These 4th of July Books for Preschoolers are a fun way to celebrate the upcoming holiday and teach your children all about Independence Day. 


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