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13 Fun Monster Books For Kids
Fun Monster Books for Kids
13. Nighty Night, Little Green Monster!
If your kids are afraid of going to bed on their own, this is a fun book to read before bedtime!
12. Glad Monster Sad Monster
This monster book for kids is perfect for learning about feelings. Emotional intelligence is an important part of early childhood education.
If you’re looking for an interactive book about emotions for kids, this is a good pick. There are masks the kids can put on and pretend to be the emotion monster.
11. Go Away Big Green Monster!
My kindergarten kids love the book Go Away Big Green Monster, by Edward Emberley.
A simple, colorful, storybook to entertain, and help kids get over their fears. After reading the monster book about conquering fears, we completed a listen and do monster craft for kids, otherwise known as a glyph or craftivity. (see below)
10. How To Catch a Monster
A New York Times and USA Today bestseller children’s book! Your kiddos will laugh as they watch this young ninja meet the monster in the closet that’s been keeping him awake every night!
9. Tickle Monster
Oh, parents! Now is your time to get them back for all of that tickling they do to you! Read the Tickle Monster book, and tickle your kiddos until they are happy and ready for bed 🙂
8. Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli
Monsters would rather snack on rocket ships, tractors, and steely stew than eat their vegetables. But, sure enough, those trees they are munching on sure look like broccoli! See, monsters DO eat broccoli, after all!
7. The Color Monster
This monster book for kids explores emotions. Kids will learn how to relate colors to emotions; tapping into social emotional growth and color recognition.
6. I Need My Monster
This is a fun book about monsters under the bed. Your kids will laugh out loud as you read aloud the monsters dialogue using funny, yet, spooky voices.
5. There’s a Monster in Your Book
“Shake, wiggle, and tickle the monster out of this book—an interactive bedtime read-aloud by a YouTube star, musician, and children’s book author.”
4. Goodnight, Little Monster
Even little monsters can be afraid of the dark!
3. How To Draw Cute Monsters
If you have kids who love to draw, this is a perfect addition to your monster books for kids collection.
2. Today I’m a Monster
This book about monsters teaches kids important life messages. For example, be understanding of others – they may be having a bad day and not acting like they “should”.
1. Where the Wild Things Are
Oh my goodness, I love this book! Where the While Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, tells the story of a little’s boy imagination. When he gets into trouble, and is feeling sad, he goes into his room, and imagines a place where the wild, but friendly, monsters live.
This is a must-have in your collection of monster books for kids!
Monster Craft for Kids
Call it what you want, a monster craft, monster glyph, or shape glyph, this activity is sure to be a hit! We all know what a craft is, but “glyph” might be an unfamiliar term to you.
What is a Glyph?
A glyph is like a personalized craft with a purpose. Students follow step-by-step directions while completing a craft to reveal characteristics about themselves.
The end product is the same overall craft as the rest of the class, but the details reveal an individualized glyph.
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