April Read Alouds for Elementary Teachers (Grades 1-5) in 2024

Are you looking for some April read alouds to add to your classroom library? Interactive read alouds are one of my favorite April activities for kids! Below you will find some great titles that I have enjoyed reading to my students as well as my own children at home during the month of April. 

This post features the following April read alouds:

5 April Read Aloud Topics

Check out the list of 5 April read aloud topics you need in your classroom library.

1. April Fools Books for Kids

April Fools Day takes place on April 1st every year! This list of April Fools Books for Kids are all about silly pranks and tricks! Titles included on this list are April Fool! Watch Out at School and April Foolishness!

2. National Library Day Books

National Library Day occurs in April. Some titles included on this list of National Library Day Books are Madeline Finn and the Library Dog, Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre and Bats at the Library.

3. Easter Books for Kids

Easter takes place in either April or March. This list of Easter Books for kids are all about eggs, bunnies, and Easter traditions! A few books included on this list are The Great Eggscape, The Easter Egg and The Easter Bunny’s Assistant.

4. Earth Day Stories

Earth Day takes place in April! This list of Earth Day Stories inspires people to take care of the Earth by picking up trash and recycling. Some titles included on this list are We Are Water Protectors, Michael Recycle and Tidy.

5. Arbor Day Books

This list of Arbor Day Books are perfect resources to help discuss and explore the topic of trees with your students! This list of stories include the titles Little Tree, The Tree Lady and Stuck.

In closing, we hope you found this list of April read alouds helpful!

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