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Introduce your little ones to scientific topics, the scientific method, and famous scientists with this collection of science books for preschoolers.
No matter the season there are so many science topics of interest to preschoolers. Pique their interest with these general science picture books.
Science Books for Preschoolers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of preschool science books that will help your young learners learn about science and scientists.
You should be able to find them at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
I Use Science Tools – This emergent reader explores various scientific tools such as a microscope, magnifying glass, and ruler.
What is Science? – Through simple words and child-friendly illustrations, this poetic picture book introduces young children to the exciting and ever-changing world of science.
Look I’m a Scientist – Perfect for kids ages 3–6, this activity book will get little ones discovering amazing everyday science as they play their way through 14 exciting experiments found inside.
ABCs of Science – From amoeba to zygote, The ABCs of Science is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new physics concept for every letter of the alphabet.
The Curious Kid’s Science Book – In The Curious Kid’s Science Book, your child will learn to design his or her own science investigations to determine the answers! Children will learn to ask their own scientific questions, discover value in failed experiments, and — most importantly — have a blast with science.
Little Kids First Big Book of How – This charming reference book answers questions kids ask every day, taking a closer look at the things that surround them and how they work—from cars to vacuum cleaners, storms to seasons, animal bodies to humans.
Little Kids First Big Book of Why – Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child’s immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat?
Science Safety Rules – In Science Safety Rules, readers will be introduced to important science safety guidelines and new vocabulary.
What is a Scientist? – Simple text and full-color photographs depict children engaged in various activities that make up the scientific process.
Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? – The adored children’s classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear gets a nerdy makeover in this picture book by the #1 bestselling science author for kids!
Mad Margaret Experiments with the Scientific Method – I’m Mad Margaret, and I’m not really mad, I’m just crazy about science! When a friend tells me he has a sneezing problem, I help him use the scientific method to solve it. I’m no Einstein, but I can tell you all about the scientific method!
Ada Twist, Scientist – Even when her fact-finding missions and elaborate scientific experiments don’t go as planned, Ada learns the value of thinking her way through problems and continuing to stay curious.
Scientists Ask Questions – A simple introduction to scientific investigation, describing what it is and giving examples of how scientists use tools and conduct experiments.
S is for Scientists – In S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet, the origins behind some of the most important scientific discoveries are explored.
I Want to Be a Scientist -Some scientists study plants. Others study the stars. And others study the oceans. This book explains what different scientists do and what they need to know. Photographs show scientists exploring the world around them.
Which of these pre k science books will you read first?