Toddlers do not need or want candy for Valentine’s Day. Surprise them with chunky heart shaped crayons and give them a new book to encourage the love of reading. Many of these books are board books, ideal for their tiny hands. Easy reading Valentine’s Day books for toddlers, that will teach little one’s love, affection and friendship in an appealing way.
Baby’s First Valentine (Baby’s First series):This appealing series presents simple concepts for babies and toddlers. Bold photographs coupled with identifying words will spark object recognition and encourage language skills. Children will be delighted by the excitement Valentine’s Day holds in store. Ages newborn-3.
Huggy Kissy board book: With comedy and warmth, Leslie Patricelli offers a universal tribute to love and affection in a board book full of instant appeal for little valentines everywhere.
Elmo’s Valentine (Sesame Street) (A Chunky Book(R)): Elmo can’t decide who should receive his big beautiful valentine.Toddlers will enjoy playing Cupid as they pass Elmo’s valentine from one Sesame Street friend to another by moving it from pocket to pocket throughout this charming book. Age: 2-3.
Where Is Baby’s Valentine?: A Lift-the-Flap Book: Baby made a valentine for Mommy. Where could it be? Is it behind the lamp? No, those are pretty, sparkly flowers! It’s a shiny, glittering delight as you lift the sturdy flaps to help Baby find her very special valentine. Age: 1-4
Where’s My Valentine? (Yo Gabba Gabba!): It’s Valentine’s Day, and Toodee couldn’t be more excited… until she realizes she doesn’t have any Valentines! Help Toodee figure out what’s going on and then use one of the 4 punch out Valentines in the back of the book to send a message to the Toodee in your life. Age: 2-5
Clifford’s First Valentine’s Day: Clifford has always gotten into a little innocent trouble, even as a puppy. This time, he’s helping Emily Elizabeth make a special Valentine for her grandma. Age: 1+
Fin-tastic Friends! (Bubble Guppies) : Boys and girls ages 0 to 3 will fall in love with Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies in this Valentine’s Day-themed board book featuring sparkly glitter on the cover and on every page.
Valentine Mice! board book: Lively rhymed text filled with sounds that are fun to say aloud, and a simple mystery — what happened to the littlest mouse? — that is happily solved, make this a perfect book to share with a very young audience. Age: 2-3
Fisher-Price Little People Valentine’s Day is Here! (Lift-the-Flap): Celebrate the sweetest holiday of the year with the Little People! With over 40 flaps to lift, Valentine’s Day is Here! will be a fast favorite. Age: 2+
Dora’s Valentine Adventure: It’s Valentine’s Day! But the Silly Mail Bird lost his mailbag filled with Valentine’s Day cards for Dora and her friends. Lift the flaps to help Dora find the missing mailbag — and the missing valentines! Age: 2+
Spot’s Valentine: It’s Valentine’s Day, and he’s working on a surprise for Mom. He finds cardboard to cut, a crayon to color, and glue to put everything together. Age: 3 months-3years.