Painting: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about painting?

As you can see, this list of kids books about painting is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about painting, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

Stanley's Paint Box book
#1
Stanley's Paint Box
Written and illustrated by William Bee
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-6

It’s another busy day with Stanley and friends!

Stanley brings his paint box to paint a colorful castle with Little Woo, Sophie, and Benjamin. There’s red paint and blue paint and yellow paint and white paint. But what about the other colors?

An early introduction to painting tools and art media, this board book is great for teaching primary and secondary colors.

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