We love sharing ideas for books to share with your kids and today’s bat books for kids are perfect if you are getting ready for Halloween, looking at nocturnal animals or if like my kids – your children just really like bats! There really are ideas for every age group in this starting with a bat finger puppet book, ideas for toddlers and preschoolers all the way up to bat books that are great for kids aged up to twelve.
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There’s loads of stories about bats in this collection but you’ll also find some non-fiction books too perfect for your little learners. We’ve also got lots of bat crafts and activities which you’ll find at the end of this post – perfect for making after you share some stories together!
Like the sound of these books? To make sure you don’t forget any of them make sure you bookmark this page or pin an image so you can return to it later!
The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat by Laurence Pringle
Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats by Ann Earle
Bats: An Illustrated Book for Kids for Kids 4-8 by Ciel Publishing
Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! by Paul Meisel
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Little Bat: Finger Puppet Book by Chronicle Books
The Magic School Bus Going Batty: A Book About Bats by Joanna Cole
National Geographic Readers: Bats by Elizabeth Carney
Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder by Nicola Davies
Bats in the Band by Brian Lies
Little Red Bat by Carole Gerber
Bats Around the Clock by Kathi Appelt
Nightsong by Ari Berk
Bats: Beautiful Pictures & Interesting Facts Children Book About Bats by Deutsche Don Juan
Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies
Bats at the Ballgame by Brian Lies
The Curious Bat and The Rainbow by Sherri Laughner
Hello, Bumblebee Bat by Darrin Lunde
A Little Brown Bat Story (Wildlife on the Move) by Melissa Kim
The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats: A Scientific Mystery by Sandra Markle
I Am Bat by Morag Hood
More Bat Crafts and Activities for Kids
Make some simple cupcake liner bats.
These paper plate bats are ones I made with my son when he was a toddler!
Round here bats have always meant Batman and this Batman activity has always been one of my kids favourites – we still make it four years after the first time we tried it out!