Books are indeed a powerhouse of knowledge and imagination. They have the power to transport you to places and make you feel the experiences.
As said by Confucius, “You cannot open a book without learning something”. Each book that you read introduces you to a learning.
Introduce your kids to the world of books. Let books enrich the life of your children with meaningful values.
Here are 7 books you can resort to for teaching meaningful values to your kids:
1. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
The Harry Potter series is a journey in itself. While taking your kids on a journey of magic and adventure, the series will impart a lot of meaningful values to your kids – courage, bravery, friendship, loyalty, curiosity, facing the fear and so on.
2. Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan
Malgudi Days, a collection of short stories, will take your kids through the adventures of Swami and his friends in the imaginary town of Malgudi in South India. Let your kids learn the power of simplicity and finding happiness in the little things through this book.
3. Have you filled a bucket today by Carol McCloud
The book is based on a metaphor that each one of us has an invisible bucket of happiness, that we have to fill. And we are responsible not only for our own buckets of happiness but also of others. This book introduces the concept of happiness and life and teaches your kids attributes such as kindness, caring and giving.
4. The Why-Why Girl by Mahasweta Devi
The Why-Why Girl is a story of the ever-inquisitive Moyna and her mongoose and her journey of finding answers to her questions. Children are full of inquisitiveness and curiosity. And this curiosity leads them to amazing pathways. The book stresses on this beautiful attribute called as the curiosity.
5. Famous Five series by Enid Blyton
The famous five series are about the escapades and encounters of four children and their dog. These will not only keep your kids glued to the book, but it will also teach them many lessons on courage and bravery.
6. Padma Goes to Space by Swetha Prakash
Children have vivid imaginations and this book unleashes the power of imagination and takes your kids into a different space.
7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
This book is a story of a poor boy named Charlie, who finds a golden ticket in a Wonka chocolate bar. The golden ticket earns him a tour of Mr Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Charlie then goes on to become Mr Wonka’s successor. This book will introduce your kids to the power of dreams, being grateful for the simple things and trusting the process.
Greatest Treasures are to be found in the books. Let your kids find those treasures and help them become the best version of themselves.
Do you have some of your favourites when it comes to reading out a book to your kids? Do share with us 🙂