Great Moving Books for Kids
Moving is certainly stressful for adults, but for young children it can be a very unsettling experience. After all their entire lives have revolved around their friends, the home they feel safe in, and the neighborhood that they know. It’s important for parents to help put their child’s mind at ease during this process, and one great way to do that is reading books that discuss moving in a sensitive manner. Below we’ve outlined three great moving books for kids that may help you make their move a lot less stressful.
- The Moving Book A Kids’ Survival Guide by Gabriel Davis: This book is filled with great advice to help your youngster make his or her new location feel like home. The book includes change of address postcards, scrapbook pages and so much more. Rated 4.5/5 on Amazon.
- Big Ernie’s New Home: A Story for Children Who are Moving by Teresa Martin: This book discusses the wide range of emotions that children may feel during the moving process and offers suggestions on how to cope with them. The book is told from the perspective of a cat, which makes the subject matter fun and engaging for kids. Rated 4.5/5 on Amazon. You can purchase it here.
- The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day by Stan & Jan Berenstain: The Berenstain Bears series is beloved by both parents and children, and this book is the first edition of the entire long-running series. It’s a heartwarming story about saying goodbye to friends and moving into a new home. Comes complete with over 50 stickers, which will surely help occupy your child during your move. Rated 4.5/5 on Amazon. You can purchase it here.
Reading to your children about moving will not only help them transition to their new home, it will help them discover the joy of reading — and that sounds like a win-win to us!
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