Community Helpers Books for Kids

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Learning about community helpers is a fun theme in early childhood. Talking about careers and connecting jobs to people in the community give kids an understanding of how we all work together, and how each job is important. I love to incorporate fun community helpers activities, and these 15 community helpers books for kids are great to add to your plans for a themed unit, or to read anytime!

*Pair these read alouds with our Community Helpers Centers and Activities for even more learning fun!

Engage kids with these 15 awesome community helpers books. They are perfect read alouds for school or home!

15 Community Helpers Books for Kids

Let’s Meet a Construction Worker

Learn about machines, building plans, and how to stay safe in Let's Meet a Construction Worker.

What do construction workers do? Visit one and find out! Visit Mr. Moore, who is helping to build a new school. Learn about machines, building plans, and how to stay safe!

Career Day

The kids in Mrs. Madoff's class are going to bring special visitors and share about the work people they know do in Career Day.

It’s Career Day! The kids in Mrs. Madoff’s class are going to bring special visitors and share about the work people they know do. What kind of work do the people in your life do?

Taking You Places

Learn about bus drivers and what they do with this fun story!

In a school setting, bus drivers are someone many kids can relate to. Even kids at home see the big yellow buses go by and may be curious about them. Learn about bus drivers and what they do with this fun story!

Biscuit Visits the Doctor

Follow along with Biscuit on his trip to the doctor to find out how much he has grown.

Time for a checkup, Biscuit! Biscuit books are always a favorite, and this one is no exception as you follow along on his trip to the doctor to find out how much he has grown.

Police – Hurrying! Helping! Saving!

Learn about how police keep us safe and protect us in this easy to read book.

Police keep us safe and protect us. What do they do to protect and serve, and what does that mean?

Caring For Your Pets

Learn about veterinarians and what they do to help with this fun read aloud.

Who takes care of our animals if they are sick or hurt? Learn about veterinarians and what they do to help with this fun read aloud.

Keeping You Safe

This book in the community helpers series showcases police officers and how they keep us safe.

This book in the community helpers series showcases police officers and how they keep us safe.

Delivering Your Mail

This book explores mail carriers and their job, including how they ensure people in the community get their mail!

Another book from the community helpers series, this one explores mail carriers and their job, including how they ensure people in the community get their mail!

The Berenstain Bears – Jobs Around Town

Learn about the different jobs people have, and how they help to serve the community in Jobs Around Town.

I always love The Berenstain Bears because every story seems to teach a great life lesson. Tour their town with them and learn about the different jobs people have, and how they help to serve the community.

A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

This beginning reader shows some child appropriate real-life situations, and uses real pictures along the way.

What happens at the fire station when the fire alarm goes off? This beginning reader shows some child-appropriate real-life situations and uses real pictures along the way.

Just Going to the Dentist

Follow Little Critter to the dentist and learn what to expect in Just Going to the Dentist.

Little Critter is headed to the dentist for a checkup! What happens at the dentist? Is there any reason to be nervous, or will it not be that bad?

What Do People Do All Day?

Tour the town in this popular book and see what the people and community workers do all day.

Welcome to Busytown! Tour the town in this popular book and see what the people and community workers do all day.

Officer Buckle and Gloria

This widely popular children's book is a hit for the silly antics of the two main characters.

This widely popular children’s book is a hit for the silly antics of the two main characters. Nobody wants to listen to Officer Buckle’s safety tips, but when he gets a dog, Gloria, they find she can demonstrate them pretty well! Suddenly, everyone wants to listen!

The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor

Follow along to the doctor's office while the Berenstain Bears get their temperatures taken, eyes checked, and ears examined too.

It’s time for the Berenstain Bears to have a checkup! Follow along to the doctor’s office while they get their temperatures taken, eyes checked, and ears examined too.

Police Officers on Patrol

The illustrations and the fun rhythm to this story will make this a hit with your kids for sure!

This lively, rhyming text makes a great read aloud. The illustrations and the fun rhythm to the story will make this a hit with your kids for sure!

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