Mother Goose Time’s “Community Helpers” Book List

November’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Community Helpers.” Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about those in our community who keep us safe and who help us learn and grow.

Week 1: Health & Safety

Blue Chicken Fire Truck by Peter Sis

The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Keeping You Safe by Ann Owen

Dr. De Soto by William Steig

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

Week 2: Around the Neighborhood

Seven Little Postmen by Margaret Wise Brown

One Big Building by Michael Dahl

I Am Absolutely Too Small for School by Lauren Child

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Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Siddals

Curious George: Plumber’s Helper by H.A. Rey

Week 3: Downtown

Curious George Goes to the Chocolate Factory by H.A. Rey

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I Want to Be a Chef by Dan Liebman

One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent by Bonnie Worth

Big Hair, Don’t Care by Crystal Swain-Bates

Shopping with Dad by Matt Harvey

Week 4: Creative Careers

The Bremen-town Musicians by Ruth Belov Gross

Ladybug Girl Dresses Up by Jacky Davis

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills

The Art Book for Children by Phaidon Press

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Mother Goose Time’s “Down on the Farm” Book List

October’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Down on the Farm.” Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about farm animals, farming, farm food, and what’s in a barn.

Week 1: Farm Animals

Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman

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The Three Little Pigs by Parragon Books

Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton

Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Kathi Ember

There’s a Cow in My House by Brian Stickler

Week 2: In the Barn

Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

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Touch and Feel Tractor by DK Publishing

The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown

Stuck in the Mud by Jane Clark

Week 3: Farm Food

First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

The Little Red Hen by Diane Muldrow

Jack and the Beanstalk by Parragon Books

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From Kernel to Corn by Robin Nelson

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

Week 4: Farming

Wake up Sun by David L. Harrison

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury

Tractor Mac Harvest Time by Billy Steers

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlers

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Mother Goose Time’s “Me & My Family” Book List

Septembers’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Me & My Family”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about family, feelings, pets, and friendly traits.

Week 1: My Family

The Family Book by Todd Parr

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Little Red Riding Hood by Maria West

My Daddy Is a Doodlebug by Bruce Degen

Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

Week 2: My Feelings

Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley & Anne Miranda

The Quilt Story by Tony Johnston

Moonbear’s Shadow by Frank Asch

Curious George and the Birthday Surprise by H.A. Rey

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

Week 3: My Pets

Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills

Pete the Cat by Eric Litwin

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

One Fish, Two Fish by Dr. Seuss

Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

Week 4: Friendly Traits

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

Mama Panya’s Pancake by Mary and Rich Chamberlin

You Are My Sunshine (Toot & Puddle) by Holly Hobbie

The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

Come Along Daisy by Jane Simmons

Mother Goose Time’s “Science Lab” Book List

August’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Science Lab”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about chemistry, physics, engineering, and biology.

Week 1: Chemistry Lab

My Five Senses by Aliki

The States of Matter (Rising Readers) by Caroline Hutchinson

White Rabbit’s Color Book by Alan Baker

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Jumbo Minds’ Science ABCs: ABCs of Chemistry by A. C. Lemonwood

Molly and Wally Molecule by Dean Badillo

Week 2: Physics Lab

What is Sound? by Charlotte Guillain

Light: Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows by Natalie M. Rosinsky

Light - Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows

Push and Pull by Patricia J. Murphy

Move It!: Motion, Forces and You by Adrienne Mason

Gravity All Around by David Conrad

Week 3: Engineering Lab

Oscar and the Bird: A Book About Electricity by Geoff Waring

Oscar and the Bird - A Book About Electricity

Look at that Building! A First Book of Structures by Scot Ritchie

The Toolbox by Anne Rockwell

A Look at Magnets by Barbara Alpert

How Do Parachutes Work? by Jennifer Boothroyd

Week 4: Biology Lab

What’s Alive? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfield

The Growing Up Tree by Vera Rosenberry

Have You Ever Seen a Duck in a Raincoat? by Etta Kaner

Germs Are Not For Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

Germs Are Not For Sharing

The Earth Book by Todd Parr

Mother Goose Time’s “The Art Studio” Book List

July’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “The Art Studio”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about art from around the world.

 

Matisse the King of Color by Laurence Anhalt

Matisse The King of Color

The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail by Laurence Anhalt

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail

Artist Ted by Andrea Beaty

Artist Ted

The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola

The Art Lesson

Katie and the Waterlily Pond by James Mayhew

Katie and the Waterlily Pond

 

Mother Goose Time’s “A to Zoo Animals” Book List

June’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “A to Zoo Animals”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about the alphabet.

Week 1: A – E

Zach’s Alligator by Shirley Mozelle

A Home for Bird by Philip C. Stead

Does a Camel Cook Spaghetti? by Harriet Ziefert and Emily Bolam

Dolphin Baby by Nicola Davies

Elephants by Steve Bloom

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Week 2: F – K

The Fox in the Dark by Alison Green and Deborah Allright

The Fox in the Dark

Jambo Means Hello, A Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel Feelings

Happy Hippo, Angry Duck by Sandra Boynton

Peas, Oh Please by Julie Bird

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too? by Eric Carle

Week 3: L – R

Llama, Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney

Imogene’s Antlers by David Small

My Little Book of River Otters by Hope Irvin Marton

The Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer

The Little Polar Bear

Crictor by Tomi Ungerer

Week 4: S – Z

Brave Charlotte by Anu Stohner

Brave Charlotte

Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue

Eli by Bill Peet

The Wolf’s Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza

Yak and Gnu by Juliette McIver

Mother Goose Time’s “Bubbles, Boats & Floats” Book List

May’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Bubbles, Boats & Floats”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about being down the river, being on the lake, soapy water, and wonderful water.

Week 1: Down the River

River Friendly, River Wild by Jane Kurtz and Neil Brennan

Little Beaver and the Echo by Amy MacDonald

Little Beaver and the Echo

Boats Float! by Richard Jackson

The Lady with the Alligator Purse by Mary Ann Hoberman

The Raft by Jim LaMarche

Week 2: On the Lake

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

The Little Sailboat by Lois Lenski

Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

Stone Soup by Jon J. Muth

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Week 3: Soapy Water

Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

Germs Are Not for Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

Curious George Carwash by H.A. Rey

Mrs. Wishy-Washy by Elizabeth Fuller

Mrs. Wishy Washy

Tubby by Leslie Patricelli

Week 4: Wonderful Water

Water Is Water by Miranda Paul

Water Is Water

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Water by Frank Asch

A Cool Drink of Water by Barbara Kerley

All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon