Reading books to my baby is one of my favorite times of the day -- especially when it's bedtime. Having a freshly scrubbed, little person snuggled up to me in cute pajamas -- really, it doesn't get much better than that. So I do my best to make it last.
One way I do that is by stocking up on Lift-the-Flap books. The peek-a-boo fun of a book with flaps can be magical for a baby. But not just any Lift-the-Flap book will do. These books take a beating! I'm talking tons of wear and tear, perfect not just for your sleepyhead, but to play with during the day, too. The Lift-the-Flap books you choose need to be entertaining, but strong and sturdy as well.
Here are 5 Lift-the-Flap books your baby is more likely to love than destroy:
1. Where is Baby's Belly Button? by Karen Katz: Katz has written dozens of adorable, thick board books. The interactive flaps are big and easy for tiny fingers to grab. The colorful illustrations of the babies are also always a hit.
2. Peek-a-Moo! by
Do you read Lift-A-Flap books to your baby? Which one is the most baby proof?