Mother Goose Time’s “Sights & Sounds of Winter” Book List

December’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Sights & Sounds of Winter”. 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 orchestra, sights and sounds found outdoors, sights and sounds found indoors, and light and dark.

Week 1: Orchestra Instruments 

Olivia Forms a Band by Ian Falconer

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss

Tubby the Tuba by Paul Tripp

Tubby the Tuba

Meet the Orchestra by Ann Hayes

The Jazz Fly by Matthew W. Gallub

Week 2: Sights and Sounds Outdoors

Big Tracks, Little Tracks: Following Animal Prints by Millicent E. Selsam

Big Tracks, Little Tracks

Ivy’s Icicle: Book Three-Forgiving Others by Gary Bower and Josh McDowell

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

What Cheer, What Cheer, Says the Cardinal! by Martha Scott

Week 3: Sights and Sounds Indoors

May I Please Have a Cookie by Jennifer Morris

Miss Spider’s Tea Party by David Kirk

A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker

A Visitor for Bear

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

No Dragons for Tea by Jean E Pendziwol

Week 4: Light and Dark

One Candle by Eve Bunting

The Sun Is My Favorite Star by Frank Asch

Shadows and Reflections by Tana Hoban

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day

Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner


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