Are you teaching a unit on the Rain Forest?
What animals will you be including in your unit? Snakes? Toucans? Tigers? The variety of life that the rainforest holds is astounding! But don’t forget that it’s not just animal life we can study. The plants of the rainforest are equally intriguing!
Here are a few books to spark your child’s interest in the captivating wonders of the rainforest:
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A is for Anaconda
by Anthony D. Fredericks
Alphabet books hold a special place in our heart. This A is for Anaconda book is a fantastic look at the rainforest from A-Z!
Rain, Rain, Rain Forest
by Brenda Z. Guiberson
A book full of facts and onomatopoeia! This Rainforest book would be great for elementary aged kids.
Here is the Rain Forest
by Madeline Dunphy
This one is a winner! Named an “Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children” by the National Science Teachers Association it has wonderful text and fabulous illustrations <3
A Rain Forest Habitat
by Bobbie Kalman
We’re Roaming in the Rainforest
by Laurie Krebs
This charming book lends itself well to the preschool crowd.
The Rainforest Grew All Around
by Susan K Mitchell
The rich illustrations make this one of my favorites on the list! Listen to this one for FREE with an Audible trial!
Who is the Beast?
by Keith Baker
I fell in love with Keith Baker books after we read Hide and Snake! This is definitely one we are adding to our must-read list (actually, all his books are on the list <3)
by Jan Brett
If you love the book The Mitten, then this book is going to be right up your alley!
The Great Kapok Tree
by Lynne Cherry
A Reading Rainbow Book and absolute classic!