Book and Toy That Fit Together Perfectly

It’s so much fun to expand on books, especially books that are read again and again.

All of the books on this list are ones that we consider must-haves. They either had (or still have) a place in our home library or were checked out from our actual library many times.

I love a practical gift guide, and this one is no different. These would also be great on the gifts for siblings to share list!

Book and toy combinations. What a fun gift idea!

Book and Toy Pairs

These book and toy pairs are perfect for preschool ages (but could also work for kids a little older).

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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burtonplus a red excavator.

Phoebe The Photographer: Gets A Camera by Beryl Ann Youngplus a camera made for kids.

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy by Jane O’Connor, plus a stuffed dog (or another favorite stuffed dog).

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, plus a taco set for pretend play.

Goldilicious by Victoria Kann, plus a unicorn pogo jumper.

Book and toy combinations. What a fun gift idea!

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, plus the ultimate crayon collection with a sketchbook.

Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann, plus enough zoo figurines to act out the story.

Related post: If you love pairing a book with a toy, you’ll also be excited about “cooking with books” kids cooking class.

Little Quack by Lauren Thompson, plus a yellow rubber duck family.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar book by Eric Carle, plus The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Ready to Grow Garden Science Terrarium Kit. For young children, The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book, plus a caterpillar toy.

Book and toy combinations. What a fun gift idea!

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin, plus a real live worm farm

Watch Me Throw the Ball! by Mo Willems, plus a set of colorful tennis balls

Which children’s book and toy combos do you love? Share ideas in the comments.

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