12 best educational books for kids

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

From day to day, children work hard, putting a lot of effort into knowing the world around them. Books will be an excellent assistant in this difficult process. Colorful pictures and funny stories make it easier for them to understand how adult life works. Adapted stories immerse them in the world of similar situations and give hints for the future how to act in them. Our ranking of the best children's educational books will help parents choose the 'one' without wasting time.

Rating of the best educational books for children

Nomination a place Name of product rating
The best children's educational books under 1 year 1 Okay 5.0
2 My first letters. 4 books-cubes 4.9
3 Toys 4.8
4 Kitty cat 4.7
The best educational books from 1 to 3 1 Secrets of plasticine 5.0
2 Shapes and colors 4.9
3 Pull push twist read 4.8
4 Blue tractor 4.7
The best educational books for children 3-6 1 Snail and whale 5.0
2 School of 7 Dwarfs 3-4 4.9
3 Human secrets 4.8
4 Night tale 4.7

The best children's educational books under 1 year

Okay

Rating: 5.0

Okay

Books from the Russian publishing house with illustrations by Yu.A. Vasnetsov has long been popular among children. There are several books in the series. If you are at a loss in the choice, our experts advise you to choose 'Okay'. The collection has collected many nursery rhymes, fairy tales and jokes. For the best selection, we included the book in the ranking of the best books for child development.

Parents are often pleased with this purchase and praise it for the Russian-folk style with simple but bright graphics. Fairy tales and nursery rhymes easily explain the meaning of many important things. Hardcover prevents children from spoiling the book quickly if they like to play with pages, chewing and tugging at the edges. The cost of the book is 457 rubles.

Advantages

  • large size – 21×29 cm;
  • large illustrations;
  • easily captivates children;
  • dense cover;
  • suitable for the smallest;

disadvantages

  • not found.

My first letters. 4 books-cubes

Rating: 4.9

My first letters.  4 books-cubes

The set from Irina Maltseva is presented in the form of 4 books-cubes. The creator of compact technologies for kids is an experienced teacher and psychologist, author of more than a hundred children's publications. 'My first letters' effectively develop memory, speech, intelligence and attention.

Inside there are detailed instructions for parents, which will tell you how to properly organize the learning process. For the most thought-out integrated approach, our experts have chosen the product in the rating of the best children's educational books. Users note that it is easy for children to create the necessary associations with her. Bright pictures are quickly remembered and help kids to navigate well in space. You can buy a set in online stores for 1177 rubles.

Advantages

  • durable firmware;
  • dense pages;
  • parent guide inside;
  • written by a professional.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Toys

Rating: 4.8

Toys

Agnia Barto's poems have always been and remain in demand. One of her most popular and favorite books among children is Toys. It can be called a children's classic. The great advantage of the book is that most modern parents themselves grew up with these verses and know them by heart. This facilitates the reading process several times. This book has been tested over the years and it is for this that our experts included it in the rating of the best educational toys.

Parents find this book very entertaining and suitable for toddlers from a very young age. Toys is a modern reissue of a 1966 book. It does not lose its relevance today. Colorful illustrations instantly attract the attention of young and older children. The collection of poems is sold at a price of 356 rubles.

Advantages

  • convenient to use in transport;
  • beautiful design;
  • pleasant to the touch pages.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Kitty cat

Rating: 4.7

Kitty cat

The children's collection is attractive with simple and understandable texts for kids. All seals are shown in large size. With them, it is easy for children to show where the nose, mouth, eyes, ears, etc. are located. For these characteristics, our experts have included 'Cat Cat' in the rating of the best children's educational books.

The book has garnered many positive reviews from parents for its durable glossy pages. It's not easy for babies to rip and ruin them. Toddlers often perceive high-quality pictures of cats, love to feel sorry for them and play with them. This develops a kind attitude towards animals and keeps the little ones for a long time. The cost of the collection is 309 rubles.

Advantages

  • good nursery rhymes;
  • colorful illustrations;
  • displays folk culture;
  • cats resemble living pets;
  • it is convenient to study body parts.

disadvantages

  • paper slips too much.

The best educational books from 1 to 3

Secrets of plasticine

Rating: 5.0

Secrets of plasticine

The popular edition was specially designed for children by the famous cartoonist and talented teacher – Roni Oren. At 2 years old, you can already begin to acquaint children with modeling. This perfectly develops fine motor skills of the hands and promotes the development of speech.

This book, in tandem with a suitable plasticine, can captivate the baby for a long time. Parents love the abundance of creative ideas in the book. Ready-made pictures allow them to relax after a working day and not think about what is so blind with kids. It is for her creative approach that we included her in the rating of the best children's educational books. The cost of the position is 432 rubles.

Advantages

  • thick paper;
  • many ideas for modeling;
  • detailed instructions for parents;
  • designed for different ages;
  • fascinating.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Shapes and colors

Rating: 4.9

Shapes and colors

A toy book for development from the author N. Vorobieva will be an excellent gift for any child. The photo book 'Shapes and Colors' is replete with bright vivid pictures, making it easy for babies to recognize household items and so on. It is convenient to take it on trips, on planes and trains, cafes and other crowded places.

Compact size allows parents to entertain their child wherever they are. Thick cardboard does not allow the pages to curl, even with frequent daily use. For these successful characteristics, our experts included a position in the rating of the best children's educational books. The minimum price of a product in stores is 255 rubles.

Advantages

  • instills a love of reading;
  • affordable price;
  • dense pages;
  • hard glossy cover;

disadvantages

  • not found.

Pull push twist read

Rating: 4.8

Pull push twist read

One of the best options for toddlers is Clever books. This book is perfect for kids from 1 to 3 years old. Some parts of the pictures move easily, which effectively arouses the toddler's interest in reading. The dense pages make it a durable toy. For the combination of these properties, our experts have selected 'Pull Push Twist Read' in the rating of the best educational books for children.

Inside there are only 4 spreads. A minimum of text helps the child to focus on their tactile sensations and visual images. This promotes associative thinking and the development of fantasy. You can buy a book for 419 rubles.

Advantages

  • strong binding;
  • saturated colors;
  • high-quality pictures;
  • moving elements.

disadvantages

  • few pages.

Blue tractor

Rating: 4.7

Blue tractor

The main character of the book is a popular cartoon character. Children have long fallen in love with the blue tractor thanks to its perky songs, and they willingly switch to reading the same thematic book in the future. On the pages of the kid, 1000 funny tasks with a favorite character await. For the greatest popularity among children, we have chosen a position in the ranking of the best benefits for child development.

Children are often happy with such a gift. Parents find the Blue Tractor ideal for playful home learning. The book serves for a long time and does not get bored due to the variety of exercises. You can buy an entertaining book for 504 rubles.

Advantages

  • effective technique;
  • a character familiar to children;
  • thoughtful tasks;
  • cartoon pictures.

disadvantages

  • not found.

The best educational books for children 3-6

Snail and whale

Rating: 5.0

Snail and whale

Julia Donaldson has created a real masterpiece, interesting for children and parents. Her book teaches friendship and mutual assistance. According to the plot, the whale gets into trouble, and a small snail, despite its tiny size, saves him. For a unique good story, we included the book in our rating of the best children's books for development. She inspires kids to build quality friendships. The present little tragedy does not cause stormy tears and is a cognitive lesson.

Parents praise the book for the fact that it does not get bored even after prolonged use. The Snail and the Whale will undoubtedly adorn the bookshelf of any home. The minimum cost of a book is 320 rubles.

Advantages

  • unusual design;
  • big size;
  • hard cover;
  • beautiful poems;
  • instructive;
  • quality materials.

disadvantages

  • not found.

School of 7 Dwarfs 3-4

Rating: 4.9

School of 7 Dwarfs 3-4

The series consists of 12 books and is designed for an annual course of study. This is convenient, as the child gets used to the format of the lesson and is easier to perceive each subsequent book. The collection got into our rating of the best educational children's books for the best technique, dense pages and a large number of reviews from satisfied parents.

The first page of each book in the collection is the parent page (with detailed instructions for use). After completing the entire school, you can fill out the included certificate. The diploma will remind the child of how he overcame learning difficulties and what heights he achieved. You can buy the series for 1199 rubles.

Advantages

  • big size;
  • interesting tasks;
  • unusual technique;
  • certificate at the end of the course;
  • suitable for a gift.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Human secrets

Rating: 4.8

Human secrets

By about 3 years old, children begin to take an active interest in the structure of their own body. Stovell Louis made sure to make the process of learning about the structure of the human body as exciting for children as possible. The book illustrates how food travels through our body after getting inside, how a person breathes, describes the work of the brain and senses.

The book is not just equipped with illustrations. Each organ depicted opens like window shutters. For voluminous pages, durable cardboard and bright, useful pictures, we selected the book in the rating of the best. Happy parents give the best feedback on the product. You can buy it for 909 rubles.

Advantages

  • cognitive;
  • durable cardboard;
  • saturated colors;
  • unusually interesting.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Night tale

Rating: 4.7

Night tale

This book very quickly won the hearts of parents and children. It is especially relevant for restless kids who are not satisfied with simple images. The nighttime tale is devoid of texts and verses, but it is a real theater of shadows. Each detail of the book must be carefully considered and come up with its own element of the story. This idea was made on purpose in order to involve children as much as possible in the process of creating a fairy tale.

Parents note the irrepressible interest of children in the pages of the 'Night Tale'. According to them, after its regular use, the imagination of babies improves markedly. The only drawback of the book is its high cost, but it is fully justified by its luxurious design and high quality materials.

Advantages

  • original idea;
  • suitable for bedtime stories;
  • 12 illustrations on thick cardboard;
  • you can write your own stories.

disadvantages

  • very high cost;
  • no text.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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