13 Educational Pop-Up Books to Surprise Students
While reading aloud books are usually enjoyable, pop-up books for youngsters add an added element of oohing and ahhing to the activity. Almost everyone enjoys turning the page to reveal those 3-D delights. Here is a selection of some of our favorite pop-up books for kids that you may check out if your book collection could use a little of the extra flair and sparkle that pop-up books bring.
This is a tried-and-true classic. In this beloved children’s pop-up book, the frog opens his enormous mouth and never fails to amaze a class of young students.
It’s important to teach kids how to recognize their emotions, so why not enlist the aid of these beautiful pop-up monsters? We can envision some incredible student artwork that was influenced by this book.
Children are constantly fascinated by space and the job of astronauts. Here’s an “out of this world” technique to assist students in gaining background information in 3-D on these subjects!
The 4 Seasons of Pop-Up series is one you should get if you enjoy giving children’s seasonal pop-up books. Each title is a delight, with vibrant and reliable pop-up elements on every page. These are titles that won’t require continual maintenance. These make excellent read-aloud and independent reading materials for children.
A different woodland animal appears in a 3-D pop-up on each page, emphasizing how they coexist peacefully. This complex book will require some assistance from small hands, but it would be a blast to share if you study animal habitats or behavior.
Every library should have at least one work by the celebrated paper engineer and creator of pop-up books Robert Sabuda. (For more, keep reading!) This cute short tale is suitable for people of all ages. Each page presents a “possibility,” and the subsequent pop-up displays the outcome—an egg hatches into a swarm of birds, and an acorn develops into a tree. Lovely to read during a celebration or farewell to the class.
This children’s ocean pop-up book adopts a novel strategy by making the underwater world 3D. Children will find it “awesome” to go around the world’s significant waters. A companion title in the Forest will be available in September 2021.
Although a giant pop-up cockroach might not be your cup of tea, this book is a treasure trove for pupils who enjoy bugs. Children can view bug bodies, homes, and more using pop-ups.
- Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart (1-5)
An essential pop-up book for kids who love dinosaurs. A new surprise and elaborately created pop-out spread are shown with each page flip. The material includes humor, science, historical information, and more. Check out the authors’ other book, Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters.
This pop-up bird book for youngsters should be displayed if you study birds during your course. A bird pop-up on each page provides details about a different species, which then “flies” up to a branch to join the other birds.
There aren’t many more fantastic pop-up scenes than a volcano erupting. Each spread examines a different topic, such as the formation of volcanoes, their varieties, and significant eruptions.
Thanks to the imaginative pop-up pages, kids can visualize all the notable moments from this timeless tale. You should look over the selection of Robert Sabuda’s Pop-Up Classics whether you teach a fairy tale unit or have a favorite story you love to share.
Children who adore the Harry Potter books and films will love browsing this in-depth pop-up look at the locations featured in the story, from Hogsmede to the Quidditch field. You might also check out Star Wars: The Ultimate Pop-Up Galaxy by the same creators if your class has more Star Wars fans than Potterheads.