Books for Kids 6-8 Years

Week 28 Monster Reader Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #28 Monster Readers for 6-8 year olds

Do you like spooky things?  I do!  Bibi here, talking to you today about monsters!  Monsters can be scary, and monsters can be nice…trucks can be monsters, and so can little sisters and brothers!  But the kind of monsters I like most are monster readers…people who really, really, really like ...
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Week 27 Love of Reading Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #27 Love of Reading for 6-8 year olds

Hello, my friend! It’s Bibi from BookSpring, sharing my love of reading with you.  Why do I love reading? It helps me feel good.  It teaches me things I don’t know.  I love it so much when people read aloud to me.  There are so many reasons to love to ...
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Week 26 Books for All Seaasons Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #26 Books for All Seasons for 6-8 year olds

Bibi here.  Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall.  The four seasons are a wonderful cycle, a pattern that repeats year after year after year.  Hot, cold, dry, or rainy, you can count on the beauty of each season.  Just like books, they’ll always be there to help you, even as they change.  ...
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Weekly Themes 25 Book a Trip 6-8 years

Weekly Themes #25 Book A Trip for 6-8 year olds

BookSpring recommends families help young children to imagine the world of air travel.  Planes fly overhead all the time.  What would it be like to be on them?  What would you see outside if you were inside?  Where would you want to go?  Why would you be going? Where are ...
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Weekly Themes 24 Honoring our Ancestors 6-8 years

Weekly Themes #24 Honoring our Ancestors 6-8 years

Bibi here.  Do you ever feel different?  Like butterflies, you can see them in many different colors:  black, brown, white, and all shades in between.  In the past, great leaders have worked to make sure all people feel like they belong.  Books are a great way to remember and respect ...
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Alma and How She Got Her Name

Picture Books for ages 6-8

BookSpring Book Reviewers submitted these recommendations for kids age 6-8. Don't forget you can also access our Weekly Themes for digital books and activities for kids 3-8. Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal Review by Barbara Campos  Alma Sofia Esperanza Jose Pura Candela is a little girl with ...
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Week 23 It's snow time Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #23 It’s Snow Time! for 6-8 year olds

It’s Bibi again!  Have you ever seen the snow?  It’s so beautiful, and each snowflake is unique….just like me and you!  If you can’t see the snow where you live…maybe you can get a snowcone!  Any way you scoop it, snow is amazing! Read Together at Home Here are some ...
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Reading Takes Me Places ages 3-5

Weekly Themes #22 Reading Takes Me Places for 6-8 year olds

It’s Bibi here, your favorite reading buddy.  Sometimes I just want to get away, don’t you?  I like to imagine I’m on an island, or Iceland, or Greenland, or even the Moon!  Even if you can’t get away, you can always open a book, and it’s almost like being there ...
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Week 21 Weather Watching Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #21 Weather Watching for 6-8 year olds

It’s me, Bibi, and I am watching out for what’s up with the weather.  Is it going to be sunny?  Is it going to rain?  People like to look ahead and make forecasts but the weather always keeps us guessing.  There are some great books about the weather.  Check them ...
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Weekly Themes #20 New Year Changes for 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #20 New Year Changes for 6-8 year olds

Haha!  Bibi’s back, and I’m here to get you ready for a whole new year! I’m so looking forward to spending it with you!  What changes would you like to see for the future?  Maybe we get some ideas from a book.  You can send them to me at bibi@bookspring.org ...
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Weekly Themes #19 Season of Giving for 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #19 Season of Giving for 6-8 year olds

Hello, it’s Bibi, and today we’re celebrating the season of giving. Now is a time that people show how thankful they are for good friends, family, and fortune. There are many different ways to celebrate, but they are all special. Let’s read about them!  Watch this video, download books to ...
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Books Give You Wings

Weekly Themes #18 Books Give You Wings for 6-8 year olds

Hey, it’s Bibi, flying around again! It is a beautiful gift to fly. I can go near or far, high or low. I can see treetops and rooftops when I fly! I wish I could take you with me. But the next best thing is reading together about flying in ...
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Week 17 Wild About Books Card Ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #17 Wild About Books for 6-8 year olds

Hello, it’s Bibi again! I am wild about books, especially books about wild animals! I just love them so much! But let me tell you a secret…I need someone to help me open the pages. Who would you get wild about books with? Reading is more fun when you do ...
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Readers Cafe Card Ages 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #16 Reader’s Cafe for 6-8 year olds

This week is a time to read and learn about all things food. Perhaps you’ll read about foods you like, foods you’ve never had before, the food you like to make with your family, and so much more! Watch this video, download books to read together, and explore things to ...
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Harvest Time for 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #15 Harvest Time for 6-8 year olds

There are many kinds of fruits and vegetables that are only ready to eat at a certain time of year.  We like to call it Harvest Time, when everything is at the peak of freshness, ready to be eaten or stored away for a long winter ahead.  Apples, pumpkins, pecan ...
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Weekly Themes BookSpring at-home learning Underwater Word ages 6-8

Weekly Themes #14 Underwater Words for 6-8 year olds

I have never been under the water before….but I would sure like to go sometime!  I’d love to see fishes and octopuses and coral reefs up close. Maybe I could go in a submarine someday!  What would you like to see under the water? Watch video, download books to read ...
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Be a Book Hero for 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #13 Be a Book Hero for 6-8 year olds

Have you ever heard somebody call someone else “My Hero?”  There are all kinds of heroes.  Some heroes are super, and some are everyday kind.  Most importantly, it’s someone who does something nice and good for other people.  What do you think makes someone a hero? Watch video, download books ...
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Reading in the Great Outdoors for 6-8 year olds

Weekly Themes #12 Reading in the Great Outdoors for 6-8 year olds

I love to go to the park because it’s a great place to read a book!  It’s nice to sit in the shade, or by the water, where it’s a little cool.  I like being outside, and it’s a great place to read a book together!  Where’s your favorite place ...
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Halloween PDF downloadable books

Weekly Themes #11 Halloween/Dia de los Muertos for 6-8 year olds

There is something special about the last day of the month of October.  Maybe it’s because the seasons are changing.  The leaves are falling off the trees, and everything seems spooky and creepy.  But I love this time of year, because it makes me think of people I've loved in ...
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Colors for 6-8 years olds

Weekly Themes #10 Colors for 6-8 years old

This week we learn all about colors! Colors make the world a more beautiful place.  You’ve probably heard of red, yellow, and blue already, but did you know that there are millions of different colors?  I like to call myself “aquamarine” or sometimes “chartreuse.”  There are so many colors, we ...
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Week 9 Names to Remember

Weekly Themes #9: Names to Remember for 6-8 years old

There are many important people who have come before us.  They are people to remember because they have done good things that have helped other people.  They are people we can learn from.  Are there any names of famous people that you’ve heard that you’d like to know more about?  ...
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