Although we are all busy with the coronavirus pandemic, all your Easter celebrations may be cancelled. The kids may be sad that one of their favorite holidays is cancelled. However, you can opt to celebrate the occasion in a low key way. This year, you can still find time to create a safe Easter celebration – the kind that allows you to stay safe at home but still feel the Easter spirit.
Celebrate Easter Differently with Easter Reads
This year, you can celebrate Easter in a different way. Instead of hosting or organizing an Easter egg hunt, take time to enjoy the Easter Reads we’ve compiled for you and your little ones. Reading these Easter-themed books may seem like a small celebration but it will give your little ones a deeper understanding on why we celebrate Easter. These are our top 10 choices for Easter reads:
(1) The Story of Easter by Aileen Lucia Fisher
This book has colorful illustrations and informative text that tells the biblical origin of Easter. It teachers your kids the reason behind the celebration and gives them a more in depth knowledge of its importance. This book is available in Paperback and Library Binding. You can order yours from Amazon.
(2) God Gave Us Easter (God Gave Us Series) by Lisa Tawn Bergren
This book tells us the story of Little Cub, who celebrates Easter with her family – Papa, Mama, sister, and brother. Little Cub begins to ask questions about Easter celebrations so Papa explains lovingly that Easter is a gift from God. You and your little one will love this as each page is filled with adorable illustrations and texts. This book is available in Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, and Board Book. You can purchase it from Amazon.
(3) The Story of the Easter Bunny by Katherine Tegen
We all know how to celebrate Easter but no one knows the story behind its iconic character – the Easter Bunny. Here’s a book that tells a story about the Easter Bunny’s beginnings. Filled with delightful pictures, this is a beautiful story that you and your kids will enjoy. Available in Board Book, Paperback, Hardcover, and Kindle. Get your copy now from Amazon.
(4) Happy Easter, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
Mouse decorated some eggs for Easter. He spends his Easter day finding eggs with different colors hidden in his house. This fun book is perfect for toddlers, as it introduces the different colors in a fun way. Kids can learn with the help of an Easter-themed story. This book is available in Board Book, Hardcover, and Paperback. Purchase a copy from Amazon.
(5) The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing
On the night before Easter, the Easter Bunny is the star of the show. He is busy preparing for a colorful celebration. He leaves different treats and surprises for kids when they wake up come Easter Day. It’s an exciting and fun read for parents and kids. This book is available in Hardcover, Kindle, and Paperback. You can buy a copy from Amazon.
(6) Peep, Peep, I Love You! (Little Peek Books) by Sandra Magsamen
This flip the flap Easter book will entertain your little ones. It’s filled with animal sounds and vibrant illustrations that your child will enjoy. It introduces your child to the different farm animals in a fun and exciting way. This book is available in Hardcover, as well as Board Book. You can purchase one from Amazon.
(7) Pat the Bunny Deluxe Edition by Dorothy Kunhardt
Babies and toddlers are sure to have fun reading this interactive book. It’s perfect as a springtime or Easter read. Originally published in 1940, this timeless classic is still a favorite today. This book is available in Plastic Comb, Hardcover, and Paperback. Order your own copy now from Amazon.
(8) Duck & Goose by Tad Hills
It’s about a story about two birds, Duck and Goose, who made and decorated a polka dot egg. They need to learn how to cooperate and share to be able to take care of the egg they made. It tells us a story about how friendship has its ups and downs but at the end, friends can find a solution to their differences. Available in Audio CD, Board Book, Kindle, Paperback, and Hard Cover. Grab a copy from Amazon.
(9) Emma’s Easter by Lisa Bullard
There are more than one way to celebrate Easter. This is a story about how Emma celebrates Easter with her family. From hunting Easter eggs to enjoying a big meal with her family, Emma narrates how she spends the occasion with her family. This book is available in Paperback, Audiobook, Kindle, and Library Binding. You can buy a copy from Amazon.
(10) Eliza The Easter Fairy by Teelie Turner
Who is Eliza? She’s one of the most important fairies in Teelie’s own fairy world. She’s in charge of creating a fun and color-filled Easter for everyone. She’s got the skills to decorate beautiful Easter eggs and she’s sharing all her tips and tricks with everyone. This colorful and imaginative book is available on Paperback and Kindle. Purchase your very own copy from Amazon.
To know more about Eliza and her enchanting Easter story, you can watch the video here:
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, you can still celebrate Easter safely by introducing these Easter Reads to your little ones. It’s better to be safe at home than sorry. Take this time to find time to read. These Easter-themed books are a great start.
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