If you have a baby at home, you already know how curious they can be. They love to look around and play with the things within reach. Once they have their mind on something interesting, they will gravitate towards it. Thats why its important to fill your house with interactive books for babies to help boost their development and foster an environment for reading. These interactive books will get your baby interested in books and the fun pictures inside.
Interactive Books for Babies Makes an Environment for Books & Reading
When reading these interactive books for babies with your little one, you are fostering an environment for reading, and helping them develop important skills. We have surrounded our baby with books from around when he was 6 months old, and he has since been very interested in looking at books and flipping through the pages. This helps build curiosity and what types of images and in this case, interactive parts the books may have.
Many interactive books for babies include moving parts, various textures, die cut pages, pull tabs, big separable pieces, and much more. These different elements combined with nice illustrations will keep your baby interested in these books for a long time (relatively speaking). They are also good for developing motor skills and getting them ready to read when they are older.
Interactive Baby Books Set them Up for Reading
Most importantly having these interactive books for babies allows your child to fall in love with books and later for reading. They would be more interested at sitting down and looking at the pages in the book, and be more active in story time or bedtime stories before they fall asleep. This will help set them up to read the words on the pages when they get older, as they will be able to focus on the pages for longer, and be able to flip through the pages all by themselves.
With all that said, here is our list of the top 10 interactive books for babies:
|1||Guess Which Hand||$17.11|
|2||Little World from LadyBird||$14.73|
|3||Sing a long with me books by Nosy Crow||$9|
|4||Wiggles by Claire Zucchelli-Romer||$10.90|
|5||Chomp Goes the Alligator||$14.29|
|6||Lift-a-Flap books by Ginger Swift||$12.99|
|7||Taiwan Food Chu Yan|
|8||Usborne Hide and Seek||$6.95|
|9||Peek-a-WHO? By Nina Laden||$1.15|
|10||Hoppity Frog: A Slide-and-Seek Book||$9|
1. Guess Which Hand
Guess which hand is an amazing interactive books for babies and on the top of our list. It is a fun book in board form, with a moving wheel and fun flaps for kids to guess which hand different images and objects are in.
This interactive book is fun for both babies and adults as they can have a play style interactions through this book, and your kid will walk away (or crawl) happy each time they read it!
2. Little World from LadyBird
The Little World Series from Ladybird is a great series of interactive books, and features various environments for kids to enjoy, like on the Farm, Under the Sea, To the Moon, and others. These books features many pull tabs and moving parts for your baby to touch and see what happens in each book.
They feature many different moving parts in the books, so your baby can experience different types of hand and finger motions as they play with these interactive books.
3. Sing A long with me books by Nosy Crow
The Sing A long with me Books by Nosy Crow is another nice series of interactive books for babies that feature moving parts to get your little one excited. If you like the Little World Series of books, you will love the Sing A long with me books as well!
Nosy Crow has many different books in their Sing A long Series, so be sure to checkout all the different books to get your baby excited with books.
Here’s a sample of someone reading these books (Taiwan reviewer, so content is in Mandarin)
4.Wiggles by Claire Zucchelli-Romer
Wiggles by Claire Zucchelli-Romer is a nice book that gets babies to user their fingers to trace the lines in the books. These indents allow the kids to feel the in groves of the books, and is great for a multi-sensory experience. This book is a nice addition to any book collection for babies, and will improve their motor skills while getting them interested in books.
5.Chomp Goes the Alligator
Chomp Goes the Alligator is a nice book that not only gets babies to use their motor skills to interact with this book, but it also teaches kids to count in a fun way. This fun book will get your kids to love playing with Alligators too!
Matthew Van Fleet is a great author of kids books, so please be sure to check out his other amazing books. You won’t be disappointed!
6.Lift-a-Flap books by Ginger Swift
The Lift-a-Flap books series by Ginger Swift are very cute board books wonderfully illustrated and fun for babies. Each pair of pages has a flap to reveal an animal included in the story.
Let your little one discover the adventures in this book while lifting up the flaps to find the animals inside!
7.Taiwan Food Chu Yan
The Food Chu Yan (Phonetically in English) is a series of interactive board books based on the popular character from Asia. These books feature little cardboard cards in different shapes velcroed onto the pages, where you baby can interact and rip them off the pages.
I thought this was a really interesting and creative idea to incorporate cards (with velcro) and books together, and our baby fell in love with it. These books are really popular in Hong Kong (living currently) among parents, and often sell out whenever there’s a good deal on them.
8.Usborne Hide and Seek
The Usborne Hide and Seek is another great line of interactive books for babies that play on the Hide and Seek aspect of play within these books. The books use different shapes of flaps to “hide” animals and have the characters “seek” them as you read the books together.
Here is a sample of Usborne’s Hide and Seek with a Frog
9.Peek-a-WHO? By Nina Laden
Peek-A-Who by Nina Laden is a nice simple book for young babies to first discover the fun of books in a hide/peek setting. The pages are very simple and have a whole inside to reveal a matching theme with a few words on the page.
This is a very nice book for younger children and can get them having fun with books at an earlier age.
10.Hoppity Frog: A Slide-and-Seek Book
Hoppity Frog: A Slide-and-Seek book is another fun interactive book for babies that uses moving parts to teach kids to play hide and seek with different water animals. This fun book is a nice book to discover fun themes for babies and with this hoppity Frog.
Checkout this video to get a better idea about this interactive book!