Looking for some educational and fun germ books for kids? These books will help to talk about how important it is to keep hands and bodies clean.
We live in a world full of germs and kids seem to get their hands in all of them. The easiest way to educate them is to let them see pictures of germs and how to avoid them and also combine some fun learning as well.
This list of germ books for kids will help them to understand why doing what they can to stop the spread of germs is important.
20 Germ Books for Kids
Germs can be a scary word for many kids but Germs Make Me Sick! addresses them in a safe and calm way. This book will help them understand how germs actually work and give them tips for healthy living.
In The Bacteria Book, your child meet will traveling spores that introduce them to the world of germs. They’ll even get to meet some of their friends along the way – viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa.
Germs Are Not for Sharing tells kids that germs are one thing that they don’t need to share. This book focuses on how to not spread germs by showing the proper way to cover up a sneeze and a cough. Great tips for parents, too.
Do Not Lick This Book shows you how small germs can really be…and where they might be hiding. Your child will be amazed at how tiny germs really are!
A Germ’s Journey shows that if you know where a germ starts, you just might be able to follow it to where it’s traveling next.
Cutie Sue Fights the Germs is a fun rhyming book that shows how brave she is when her little brother gets a bad tummy ache. Children with siblings might be able to relate to this book.
Wash Your Hands! shows the best way to get rid of germs, once and for all!
Your child is never too young to Start Now and learn all about the world and how it works, and how to be healthy!
Curious George Discovers Germs and is going to show everyone how he came down with a cold. During his dreams, he goes on a trip and learns all about germs. Travel along with him!
Sherm the Germ has fun pictures and rhymes to talk about the various stages of getting sick from germs.
Germs: Fact and Fiction, Friends and Foes separate the truths from the lies and talk all about germs. There is so much to talk about and discover!
Atchoo is all about the day that Suzy Sue sneezed but didn’t cover her mouth. It’s time to learn some manners on how to properly stop spreading germs.
A Germ’s Journey: Dirty Hands! Clean Hands! is a fun board book that uses heat-sensitive pages and interaction to teach about germs.
Giant Germ with the Magical School Bus is always a load of fun. Talk about one of the best and most educational field trips, ever.
Germs! (Dirty Bertie) is on a mission to actually true to get sick…is it worth it and why would anyone seek out these type of germs?
A Kid’s Guide to Viruses and Bacteria (Understanding Disease and Wellness: Kids’ Guides to Why People Get Sick and How They Can Stay Well)
A Kid’s Guide to Viruses and Bacteria talks about how germs are literally everywhere and also distinguishes between ones that can make you very sick and those that are harmless.
A Kid’s Official Guide To Germs teaches about bad germs, good germs, the history of germs, and how they travel.
Sick Simon is a picture book that shows Simon going to school, even when he has a cold. How far will his germs spread?
Germs! Germs! Germs! is a fun rhyming story that talks about where germs live and also gives rhyming songs on how to keep them away, too.
Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur is all about life in the early 1800s and how he spent his life searching for answers about various diseases. Because of him, millions of lives were saved and medicine began to advance.
Pair up these educational germ books with some of this Germ Counting Mats activity.
We have these books set up in our book nook at home to make them easy to grab and read!
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