If you're looking for the best nature books for kids, don't miss out on this list. All of these nature books encourage exploring nature and honing hands-on and observational skills. Plus they're beautiful books!
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While the majority of these books about nature are geared towards younger children, there are several that can be open to older ages, too.
Now I know not all families live off the grid in the middle of the wilderness. Yet you can still get outdoors with children and enjoy forest schooling style learning, foraging to teach, or just gentle nature walks.
Round out those experiences by reading nature books for kids together as a family. If you're not a homeschooling family, add these books to your bedtime routine.
Or start a Saturday hiking tradition and read one of these titles each week. Even the littlest ones can start with stunning nature picture books and simple preschool nature lessons.
Here are 15 of the best nature books for kids from preschoolers to about the fifth grade.
15 Best Nature Books for Kids
We use (or have used) several of these titles in our homeschool science for third and sixth grades.
Other titles are on our wishlists for gifts and/or future homeschool purchases.
Whether you're looking for beautiful nature books for preschoolers, nature journals, or nature workbooks for kids, remember to save this post for future reference.