Hey Mama, It's time to head to the library or order some amazing Christmas Board Books for your Baby's First Year. I've put together a list of my favorite Christmas Books so you can give the magic of the season to your little one while making everlasting memories between you and your little one. Here are my Top Ten Christmas Board Books for your Baby's First Christmas.
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to your baby.
Reading provides an opportunity for you and your baby to connect. It allows your baby to hear you using many different emotions & expressive sounds. Reading improves language skills by copying sounds, recognizing pictures, & learning words.
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Top 10 Christmas Board Books for Baby’s First Year
1. The Itsy Bitsy Snowman - Jeffrey Burton - A fun and playful seasonal twist on “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” makes this favorite nursery rhyme perfect for wintertime! The itsy bitsy snowman went sledding into town, looking at the snowflakes softly falling down. Out came his friends to lend a happy hand and everything was perfect in his winter wonderland.
2. Baby's First Christmas - Cottage Door Press - It's your baby's first Christmas, and what a reason to celebrate! Enjoy sweet illustrations as you and your little one get ready for their first Christmas with this greeting card book. The special cover flap includes a loving message and space for an inscription. Make and remember all-new Christmas memories with this special holiday book, which includes an envelope so you can give this book instead of a card!
3. Christmas in the Manger - Nola Buck - The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.
4. Lama Llama Jingle Bells - Anna Dewdney - With short and simple rhyming text, the Llama Llama board books introduce Llama Llama to babies and toddlers before they’re ready for longer full-length stories. And their small size and durable pages are perfect for little hands.
5. Moo, Baa, Fa La La La La - Sandra Boynton - The cast from the bestselling Moo, Baa, La La La! has returned with a silly holiday twist! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so sing along with caroling sheep, giggling pigs, and dancing cows as they celebrate Christmas with this merry tune.
6. Merry Christmas, Little Pookie - Sandra Boynton - It’s Christmas Eve! Join Mom and her little Pookie as they bake cookies, decorate the house, sing with friends and family—and at last settle down to sleep. Told and illustrated with Sandra Boynton’s celebrated charm and pizzazz, Merry Christmas, Little Pookie is a classic holiday tale
7. Jingle Baby - Kate Merritt - It’s Christmas! Put up the decorations. Make a gingerbread house. Who’s coming? The whole family! What do we say? Peace on Earth!
8. Christmas Parade - Sandra Boynton - Written with the irresistible rhythm of a lively marching band and illustrated with Boynton’s signature characters, including chickens with bassoons, mice with piccolos, a tiny bird with a large tuba, and a Santa rhino with a sack full of presents, Christmas Parade is a superb present for young children and families everywhere.
9. The Itsy Bitsy Reindeer - Jeffrey Burton - A merry Christmas twist on the favorite nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”! The itsy bitsy reindeer worked up in Santa’s shop, helping the elves to do their Christmas job. Building the toys and singing songs of joy, as they wrapped all of the presents for every girl and boy.
10. Five Christmas Penguins - Steven Lenton - Get ready for some counting fun with five spunky penguins as they prepare for the best Christmas party ever! Whether zooming through the snow, decorating the tree, wrapping presents, or singing, artist Steven Lenton’s adorable, playful penguins will get kids in the holiday spirit and help them improve their counting skills! Perfect for holiday gifts, Five Christmas Penguins features a foil and embossed cover treatment with shiny foil throughout.
Final Thoughts Top 10 Christmas Board Books for Baby’s First Year
I hope you enjoyed the Top 10 Christmas Board Books for Baby’s First Year! Let me know in the comments if this post helped you find some great Christmas Books for you and your little one. Do you have any happy childhood memory of Christmas? I do! Mine was decorating our Christmas tree, having a big breakfast on Christmas day, and listening to N- Sync Christmas album.