We like teaching verbs! They are pretty straightforward, and there are so many fun, active activities to drive home what verbs are. Fun stuff! Below is a list of fun children's picture books that are great for helping kids understand what verbs are.
Of course all books have verbs in them (at least those with words), but these books have kid-friendly definitions and give lots of fun examples. We hope to enlarge upon this list, but for now we have a few books to help teach this part of speech. If you know any books we should add to this list, please let us know. We need your help!
Note: We also have booklists on other parts of speech.
A Verb for Herb
(a fairy shows a bored little boy
all the fun, active things he can do,
like dance, hop, cook, invent...)
by Maria Fleming
1st grade - 4th grade
Shake, Rattle, and Roll
An Action Packed Verb Book
(part of the Doodlezoo series--
combines computer illustrations
and nature photography)
by Keith Potter
If You Were a Verb
(whimsical illustrations, defines
verbs and gives examples)
by Michael Dahl
1st grade - 3rd grade
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