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Books About Playing and Moving for Preschoolers

Get going with these books about playing and moving for preschoolers! These great books will inspire your little one to move and groove.

Books about moving and playing for preschoolers

Activity through play and movement is important for children of all ages. It helps them learn and grow while strengthening their minds and bodies. Encourage kids to get going by sharing books about playing and moving with preschoolers!

Books about playing and moving will have children hopping, stomping, marching, and more. Stories that are full of motion are great to share all of the time. If you are looking to get your little ones energized, introduce playing and moving books as a way to prompt movement. They are also valuable as a tool to simply help toddlers burn off some of that extra energy they are harnessing. Whatever the reason is that you have for reading books about playing and moving, this list of stories is perfect for a preschool homeschool library. 

Take a look at this collection of playing and moving books for toddlers.

Books about moving and playing for preschoolers

Playing and Moving Books for Toddlers

Hop, Hop, Jump! by Lauren Thompson

Have fun moving and stomping with this exciting read. The detailed illustrations and interactive text will engage young students.

Wiggle by Doreen Cronin

Wiggle and giggle throughout this playing and moving book. The great illustrations and rhyming words make this a wonderful storytime read. 

The Book of Movement Exploration: Can You Move Like This? by John M. Feierabend 

Learn all about body movements in this active book. Complimenting a music lesson, children will enjoy discovering new ideas for moving from this book.

From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play by Connie Bergstein Dow

Combine the alphabet with movement in this book for preschoolers. The rhyming text and colorful illustrations will attract even the youngest of readers. 

Belluna’s Big Adventure in the Sky by Once Upon a Dance 

Move creatively with this dancing storybook for little learners. High-energy kids will be encouraged to move around throughout this exciting read.

Books about moving and playing for preschoolers

Stomp! Like a Dinosaur! by Sara Svetich

Get moving while learning about dinosaurs at the same time. This engaging and educational read is perfect for preschool-age children. 

Locomotion!: March, Hop, Skip, Gallop, Run by Michael Dahl

Explore different body movements in this action-packed read. Complete with a music CD, this book will have little ones up and on their feet. 

Let’s Play! by Herve Tullet

Go up, down, and all around with this interactive tale. Preschoolers will learn movement words and emotions from this simple story.

Stomp, Wiggle, Clap, and Tap: My First Book of Dance by Rachelle Burk

Party hardy with this fun-filled dancing story. This fabulous book will have children getting up just to get down.

We All Play by Julie Flett

Celebrate play in all forms with this magical tale. New vocabulary and lovely illustrations make this a wonderful book for little learners. 

Books about moving and playing for preschoolers

Children’s Books About Playing and Moving

Children’s books about playing and moving will have kids jumping and jiving from beginning to end. Written in a way that prompts little ones to play, little learners will begin to notice how their bodies move and want to keep going. With colorful illustrations, action words, and musical notes, these playing and moving books will make a great addition to any active preschool classroom. 

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