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What Kids Age 6 Love to Read - Best Books for 6 Year Olds 2016

When it comes to reading, one point can often be overlooked: When kids read books that they love, it encourages a life-long love of reading -- and better reading skills. This is true with six year old kids, as much as it is true with any other age (including adults).

Due to this fact, I enjoy compiling and sharing lists of books for kids -- here are my suggestions and tips on the best books for 6 year olds, updated for the spring and summer of 2016...


Oh, The Places You'll Go! Hardcover by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations..

The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Some books are about a single wish. Some books are about three wishes. The infallible team of Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create this exuberant book of endless good wishes. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace...

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations...

Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories (5 Minute Stories) by LucasFilm Press

Blast off into hyperspace with these eleven action-packed Star Wars tales! Jedi Master Yoda has a lightsaber showdown with the dreaded Count Dooku; Luke Skywalker and the Rebels race against time to destroy the Death Star; and the brave Rey makes a new friend when she meets the droid BB-8...

Best Books for 6 Year Old Kids 2016 - Guide to Reading for Boys and Girls

Which books for six year old boys and girls are being raved about the most in 2016? Here are some resources - top picks, lists, reviews and some helpful tips on books and reading for kids in this age range...

The Funniest, Best Books for 6 Year Olds in 2016

I can remember when my son laughed for the first time. My eyes got all teary and my face hurt from grinning so hard…

2016 Best Books for 6 Year Olds - Top 5 List and Reviews

Which books in 2016 are the ones that six year old kids love the most? Here is my gathering - 5 of the best books for 6 year olds in 2016, along with some other helpful lists, tips and other cool related stuff. =)

Best Books for 6 Year Old Boys and Girls 2016

What do six year old kids love to read? Since loving books is integral to part of loving to read, these 2016 "best of" books and tips can get help get kids moving along on their reading skills...

Best Books for 6 Year Olds 2016

This year’s Kid-Mash mashup – top picks, lists, reviews on the best books for boys and girls age 6…

Best Books for 6 Year Olds - 2016 Spring and Summer Top 5 List

Find this year's complete top 10 list - the best books for boys and girls age 6...

Top 10 Books for 6 Year Olds 2016

On this page are the ten best books for children at or around 6 years of age for the spring and summer of 2016, based on a couple of criteria – consumer popularity plus overall higher ratings...

Reading Development in 6-7 Year Olds

The time from 6-8 is when most children will become true readers! Reading involves mapping the sound system (linguistic) onto the letter system (visual). To do this, good readers use both bottom-up and top-down learning processes. Bottom-up processes involve decoding letters and sounds to identify words...

Top Tips Age 6-7 | Oxford Owl

Get your child off to the best start in Key Stage 1 (KS1) with reading activities for children aged 6-7. Top tips to build confidence. Expert phonics advice

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Every child's development is unique and complex. Although children develop through a generally predictable sequence of steps and milestones, they may not proceed through these steps in the same way or at the same time. A child's development is also greatly influenced by factors in his or her environment and the experiences he or she has...

Activities for 6 Year Olds

Engage your six year olds with various fun activities and watch them get busy. From art activities to reading activities, there are different kinds of activities for six-year-olds. Get them hooked to these activities and watch them learn new concepts with ease!

How Your Kids Can Make a Book in Under an Hour

Learn how easy (and quick) it is to put your children's thoughts and illustrations down on paper and bind them into a handmade book for everyone to enjoy.

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