I wanted to share a couple of great toddler bedtime books that I’ve been personally loving at home with my daughter. The first is Little Sleepyhead by Elizabeth McPike. This is a soothing book with soft illustrations that starts with baby’s toes and works its way all the way up to the eyes, helping relax their little bodies one part at a time. Another great aspect of this book is that it shows diverse families throughout and includes mom, dad, grandma and grandpa!
The other one is Someone’s Sleepy by Deborah Lee Rose. This one takes you through the bedtime routine, including bath time and teeth brushing, all while getting sleepier and sleepier. Finally, the little girl is all tucked in with her bear and bunny and dreaming away. The word “sleepy” is repeated on every page and has a bit of a hypnotizing quality. I actually made up a random tune to sing it to, and I think that makes it even more sleepy(although don’t ask me to sing it for anyone else)!
If you’re looking for relaxing toddler books to read before bed, I definitely recommend these two!