These books feature animals and animal movements.

Baby Danced the Polka

Citation: Beaumont, K. (2004). Baby Danced the Polka. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. Ages: 2-5 Grades: PreK Description: This ALA Notable Children's Book features one un-sleepy baby who wants to skip nap time to dance with animals at the farm.  Uses: Baby Danced the Polka could be used for a baby or toddler Read More

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo

Citation: Andreae, G. (2004). Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo. Wilton, CT: Tiger Tales.  Ages: 5-6 Grades: PreK - 1st  Description:  In Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo bright images of animals on a farm are accompanied with rhyming text and descriptions of the actions being performed by each animal. Readers are invited to "gooble gobble" with a turkey or "skip skip" with Read More

Barnyard Dance!

Citation: Boynton, S. (1993). Barnyard dance!. Workman Publishing Co. Ages: 1 - 4 Grades: PreK  Description:  Boynton's Barnyard Dance! is one of the best selling children's books of all time. With it's catchy rhymes, playful illustrations, and funky dance steps, Barnyard Dance! invites readers and listeners onto the farm for a hoedown. Readers can join the farm animals, Read More

Yoga Bug: Simple Poses for Little Ones

Citation: Hinder, S. (2017). Yoga Bug: Poses for Little Ones. Boulder, CO: Sounds True. Ages: 2 - 4 Grades: PreK  Description:  Yoga Bug: Simple Poses for Little Ones guides children through ten yoga poses named after insects. The poses are demonstrated to the reader through illustrations of children and insects. Uses:  Yoga Bug: Simple Poses Read More

Dance

Citation: Van Fleet, M. (2017). Dance. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Ages: 2 and up Grades: PreK - Up Description: In Dance, a baby chick learns how to dance from a friendly band of animals. The book includes jazzy rhymes such as "First thing Chickie Baby just wiggle your hips, and do Read More

Dinosaur Dance!

Citation: Boynton, S. (2016). Dinosaur Dance! New York, NY: Little Simon Books. Ages: 1 - 6 Grades: PreSchool - 2nd Description: Dinosaur Dance! encourages readers to dance along with prehistoric creatures in this interactive, fun board book. Uses: This board book can be used by parents or teachers to promote physical activity among young readers. Readers can mimic Read More

Shake My Sillies Out

Citation: Raffi. (1987). Shake My Sillies Out. New York, NY: Crown Publishers. Ages: 3 months - 3 Grades: PreK Description: In Shake My Sillies Out, animals and campers in woods at Camp Mariposa are struck by the urge to shake, clap, jump, waggle, and eventually go to sleep. Uses: This book can be used by parents and Read More

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Citation:  Christelow, E. (1989). Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. New York: Clarion House.   Ages: 0 - 6 Grades:  PreKindergarten - 1st Grade Description:  Christelow's Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed is a classic book about counting. The monkeys jump on the bed and fall off one by one, until there are Read More

You Are a Lion!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses

Citation: Yoo, T. (2012). You Are a Lion!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses. New York, NY: Nancy Paulsen Books. Ages: 2 - 7 Grades: PreK - 2 Description: Yoo’s You Are a Lion!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses introduces young children to yoga by inviting them to mimic the actions of different animals.   The book Read More

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