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Movement

Setting the stage for an active childhood that stimulates and regulates the brain

From Head to Toe
Classics, Movement
Giraffes can bend their necks, monkeys can wave their hands, and donkeys can kick their legs. And so can you! Throughout this interactive board book, the animals of From Head to Toe invite young readers to copy their antics as they play. Through Carle’s vibrant collages and simple instructions, children will learn the importance of listening, exercising, and taking on a new challenge. Join the giraffes, monkeys, donkeys, seals, and more for a frolicking, fun adventure!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 6169 votes, reviews
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Good Night Yoga
Yoga
Adapted for children under the age of four, the Good Night Yoga board book shares the beautiful poetry and yoga poses from the original bedtime favorite. Relax and unwind with your youngest, following the natural world as it comes to rest at day’s end.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 2050 votes, reviews
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Stomp, Wiggle, Clap, and Tap
Movement
Shake, rattle, and roll with this fun dance book for toddlers Toddlers are natural dancers and they love to move! Channel toddlers’ energy and help them develop balance, coordination, and control with the help of this engaging choice in dance books for toddlers. Moving along with the story will help stimulate little brains and provide a fun, creative way to build spatial awareness. Tons of colorful pictures offer toddlers visual clues for the movements, and rhyming words make reading aloud feel like music! Movement and motor skills—Little ones will begin by isolating individual body parts, like their hands, hips, arms, and toes. Dynamic dancing—Toddlers will harness their imagination to dance the prancing pony, flapping chicken, and twirling pinwheel. Keep the fun going—Explore a list of online dance videos and resources to help them keep moving and developing even when the book is finished. Set the stage for an active childhood with this standout in toddler books!
average rating is 4.7 out of 5, based on 1448 votes, reviews
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Good Morning Yoga
Emotions, Yoga
Calm and awake, “I can do this!” is all I need to say. A deep breath in, a long breath out— I am ready for the day! This “wake up” story is so much more than a story. It’s a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy and embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky, press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 1010 votes, reviews
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Shake My Sillies Out
Emotions, Movement
Shake, clap, jump, and wiggle your way through this classic Raffi sing-along book! Join a group of happy campers on a fun moonlit night in this beloved Raffi Song to Read. The rhythm, rhyme, and repetition of singing support and encourage speech and listening skills, laying the foundations for later reading.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 474 votes, reviews
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