Nonfiction Spider Books
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These nonfiction spider books are perfect for your study of bugs. They are also great for your Halloween learning activities.
As you begin planning your spider activities for preschoolers, be sure to share facts and information about a wide range of spiders. The books below are a great starting point.
Nonfiction Spider Books
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of nonfiction books that will help your preschoolers learn about spiders.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Do you spy a silky web? A spider must be nearby! Young readers will get the fast facts on these eight-legged critters, including spider body parts, habitats, and life cycles. Along the way, they will also uncover surprising and fascinating facts!
Did you know that when a spider's web is damaged, a spider will often eat the remaining silk before making a new one? Young children will make many amazing discoveries about spiders in this captivating book.
Scary Spiders tells you everything you want to know about spiders. Read about how they spin their webs and the different ways they hunt for prey! Discover the amazing variety of spiders - from the deadly Black Widow to the ginormous Goliath bird-eating tarantula.
You don't have to look far to see a spider's web-in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush-spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more...all fascinating.
Bestselling children's author Kay de Silva presents "Spiders". The book uses captivating illustrations, and carefully chosen words to teach children about the 'humankind's friend'.
From tiny baby spiderlings to large tarantulas, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons' introduction to these intriguing arachnids reminds us that even when they look scary, most spiders are harmless—and even helpful!
Which of these books about spiders will you read first?
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If you’re kids actually enjoy spiders, they will love these realistic plastic spiders from Valefor! There are five spiders included in the pack.
Add some fun to your dress up box when you include a spider mask. It’s perfect for Halloween or any day. Kids will love wearing it as they act out their favorite spider stories.
As you begin gearing up for your Halloween celebrations, let your kids help you make this awesome Spider Cake! It’s so cute!