As a mother, there’s nothing like curling up with my little ones and reading heart-warming board books about moms to show just how much I love them.
Many of these books will give you and your own little one the warm fuzzies (and a few giggles). Perfect for bedtime and just in time for Mother’s Day!
In addition to recommending these children’s board books, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom resources to teach kids about Mother’s Day. You can find these heart-warming books about moms at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Heart-Warming Children’s Board Books about Moms
Mommy Hugs (Classic Board Books): Mommy and Baby can now count and cuddle as they hug and read about Baby’s day of fun in this book ideal for even the youngest reader!
My Mom Loves Me!: Featuring endearing animals and simple words, My Mom Loves Me! illustrates all the ways a mom shows her love to her children! This sturdy board format is perfect for the youngest reader.
Me and My Mom!: Little Bear’s mom is simply wonderful! She can string together the longest daisy chain, make the loudest echoes in a cave, and balance three apples on her nose. But the best thing she does in all the world is love her little cub!
Mama, Do You Love Me?: This beloved story of a child testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who reassuringly proves that a parents love is unconditional and everlasting is a perfect first book for toddlers.
If I Could Keep You Little: If I Could Keep You Little speaks straight to every parent’s heart, exploring the powerful feeling of wanting your child to grow up while savoring every moment. A new favorite, this book showcases Marianne’s ability to beautifully illustrate the complex emotions we all have.
The Runaway Bunny: Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon. A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.
Mommy Hugs: What could be sweeter than adorable baby animals snuggling with their mommies? This simple board book with warm illustrations feature a variety of animals and celebrate the affection between mothers and children. Cuddles and kisses will surely abound when reading this aloud!
Owl Babies: “I want my mommy!” Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Stunning illustrations from striking perspectives capture the anxious little owls as they worry. Not surprisingly, joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greet the mother’s return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.
My Mom’s The Best: Why is mom the BEST? Animal babies explain why in this funny board book—and human children will agree we’ve got a lot in common. For example, “Mom feeds me breakfast” (penguin mother gives fish to her offspring), “and takes me to school” (mama goldfish nudges her baby into a school of fish). Whether you’re feathered or finned, Mom always makes you feel loved!
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Mother’s Day Study Unit
In addition to recommending these children’s board books about moms, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom resources to teach kids about Mother’s Day. These unit study resources may contain affiliate links.
Mother’s Day Printable Cards (Varieties For Multiple Ages) from Playdough and Popsicles
DIY Butterfly Painted Vases for Mother’s Day from Crafty Mama in ME
Breakfast for Mom made by Kids from The Moments at Home
Mother’s Day for Outdoorsy Moms from FrogMom
For further Mother’s Day study unit resources and ideas, consider the following: