Check out 40+ nature-inspired spring books for kids right here in one spot! You will find books about gardening, spring animals, weather and general spring topics. Grab a pen and make a must-have list of spring books for your nature or science corner!
I absolutely love spring! The new green growth and warmer weather ushers in a sense of relief from the cold and dreary days of winter. These beautiful spring books will inspire children to put down their screens, head outdoors and explore nature!
I categorized this list of 40+spring books into four parts:
- In the Garden
- Bunnies, Chicks, Birds, and Butterflies
- General Spring Books
Without further ado, here is our list of favorite spring books!
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In the Garden
This beautifully illustrated book shows plants in all seasons and biomes. Child-friendly facts spark curiosity and encourage children to explore the wonderful world of plants right outside their own doors.
From fungi and lichen to wildflowers and vegetables, this beautiful book is loaded with amazing plant facts! Children will love looking at the gorgeous plant illustrations and learning interesting plant identification throughout this book.
This books offers a wonderful way for young children to learn more about plants and colors!
If you love interesting plant facts and stunning illustrations, then this is the book for you. Get ready to step inside the wonderful world of blooms with this captivating book!
This books effortlessly pairs together child-friendly flower facts and pretty illustrations. This gorgeous nonfiction picture book will pull children in to the magical world of plants!
This wildly popular picture book follows the Gaines family’s journey of gardening. From failures to successes, its all documented here!
Gardening in a busy town is possible! Check out this family’s gardening plans, which includes flowers, vegetables, terrace, and place to help the birds and insects. This charming book includes recipes and gardening tips!
Follow a garden over the course of the year to see how it grows and transforms throughout the seasons! This sweet book is part of a seasonal series.
This fun companion book to Tap the Magic Tree is irresistible to both adults and children! Simple movements will magically transform a seed to a flower.
Here is another book with gorgeous illustrations and amazing plant facts! Learn about unique seeds and the plants they become in this must-have book.
“Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, make this world a beautiful garden.” How beautiful is that?! This gorgeous book shares qualities of babies born in each month and the flowers that bloom in each birth month. This makes a great addition to any bookshelf and such a sweet baby shower gift!
What are the different ways that spring wakes up after a long sleepy winter? Follow two children as they discover the excitement of spring!
G is for Greenhouse and H is for harvest! This beautifully illustrated book shares the joys of gardening through the alphabet.
Bunnies, Chicks, Birds, and Butterflies
This sweet story is about a little girl and her stuffed bunny that magically comes to life. Follow them along on their spring adventure!
This cute book about friendship is the perfect springtime read!
This adorable board book is perfect for little hands! Follow a day in the life of little bunny and learn new facts about this cute animal.
See spring through the eyes of a bunny. This book will leave you full of hope and excited for spring!
This is another adorable board book in the same series as A Little Bunny. A Little Chick is just as sweet and filled with great animal facts for young children!
This is another book in the Nature All Around series! This beautifully illustrated book is perfect for budding bird-watchers. This child-friendly guide to birds is perfect young children.
This interactive bird book for children has fun lift the flap facts! Learn all about different types of bird houses and how they protect our feathered friends.
This beautiful and informative book is perfect for young bird lovers! This book introduces children to a wide variety of nests found in nature.
This gorgeous book teaches children different bird calls! This spring book is so fun and has inspired my boys get outdoors and listen to our birds!
This cute book about spring was a favorite in my home when the boys were younger! The rhythmic text and cheery illustrations made this a go to spring read aloud for many years.
If you’re looking for encouragement to get outdoors and explore nature on a rainy day, then this one is for you! We look forward to reading this book every spring!
Get outside and enjoy a rainy day with this fun and colorful book! This book is inspired after the classic song, “Singing in the Rain.”
Spring brings windy kite flying days. Follow bear and mole as they construct and fly their kite! What happens when it gets stuck in a tree?
What would it be like to have your own rainbow to play with? Follow the boy in this story to find out!
Older children will love all of the text in this book and children of all ages will love moving the interactive fact wheel on each page!
Little cloud gazers will love this book! Watch clouds change shapes to become an airplane, shark and more in this imaginative book.
Mix rain and dirt and you get MUD! You will want to sink you feet into gooey mud after reading this fun spring book.
Don’t pass up this glorious ode to mud! This book will inspire you to create a beautiful mud pie.
My boys find this story absolutely hilarious! Dirty Gert easts so much dirt that she starts to sprout leaves and grow roots. See how mom and dad fixes this problem!
General Spring Books
This book combines early literacy concepts with adorable illustrations to make a classic spring read aloud for young children.
Bear and mole are at it again with this cute spring book! Mole tries everything to wake up his friend bear from his long winter nap. See how mole finally wakes bear from his slumber!
This lift-a-flap surprise board book is perfect for little hands! Children will love exploring springtime in the forest in this cute book.
Follow along with a boy and his dog as they discover signs of spring in the countryside. This is the perfect book to read on the spring equinox!
This is a wonderful book for young readers. Children will love the colorful and cute illustrations!
This sweet story about a mother and daughter is a must-have book! I cant’t help but get a little chocked up when I read this story to my children.
This book isn’t spring specific, but offers a beautiful way to learn about and celebrate the changing seasons!
This books encourages children to get outside and explore nature! Even on rainy days, there is so much to discover outside.
Learn the recipe for composting in this book for kids! This is perfect for Earth day or any other day:)
Follow along with Fletcher the fox on sweet springtime adventure. This irresistible book is a great addition to the Fletcher series!
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I hope you check out some of these spring books! I promise, your little nature lovers will love them as much as my boys.