Food and nutrition books for little learners are so important to read to students. Eating a balanced diet can be such a difficult task for young kids. Let’s make it fun by introducing some books that revolve around yummy food that fuels bodies and try doing Food & Nutrition theme in your classroom!
Most kids can be picky eaters. A great way to breakthrough this hurdle is to make trying new foods fun. Now, with the help of these books, you can do just that!
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Food and Nutrition Books for Little Learners
Learn about veggies and fruits with the help of the ABC’s. I love the illustrations in this book.
This book is full of rhymes and chants to get excited about fruit! Go bananas!
Folk Tales are a lot of fun to tell. This one revolves around a giant potato that can only be harvested with the help of family and friends.
What happens when you give a pig a pancake? She gets all sticky… which only means she’ll want to take a bath.
The joy of growing a garden and creating a delicious meal is the focus of this food and nutrition book.
There are so many different kinds of food at the supermarket. From veggies, fruits, bread, and even ingredients to make a birthday cake!
A great way to introduce culture… and some yummy food!
Learn about the wonderful world of nuts, seeds, and grains. Find out why they are similar and how they make up our diet.
What happens when you have peanut butter but no jelly? Put it on the shopping list so mom won’t forget it next time she visits the supermarket. LOVE LOVE LOVE this book! I use it to teach students how to write lists.
Did you know that dragons love tacos? They aren’t picky either, they will eat any type of taco!
Join Maisy as she makes a trip to the supermarket. What will she buy today?
Discover emotions and feelings through vegetables! This silly book will bring curiosity and giggles to the table for any kiddo.
This is for all of those picky eaters out there. Tony is one of those picky eaters…. he’ll only eat macaroni!
When mouse wakes up from his nap he is starving! Follow along as he finds yummy food to eat. While munching away, he also makes one huge mess.
Teach your students all about how tomatoes grow. On a vine of course! This book is part of a great series on how veggies grow in the garden.
Kids are always impressed with how carrots grow. This book shows them exactly how that happens.
The last series of this set focuses on how lettuce grows. The illustrations are fantastic as they show just how the roots look and work.
Why is Llama Llama so mad at mama? Because he cannot stand the supermarket!
PB&J is a favorite sandwich for many kiddos. This book revolves around that fantastic sandwich with some playful words and thoughts.
This silly book is full of balancing acts with apples! What can these friends do while performing a balancing act? You’ll have to read this fun book to find out.
Trying new food can be scary! But with the help of this book, kids will soon find out that trying a new food really isn’t that tough after all.
Mouse is so hungry, he can’t stop eating. Will your students be able to guess what he will eat next?
How will the farmer harvest his enormous carrot? With the help of friends and animals of course. After the harvest is over, they can all enjoy a yummy meal together.
Have you ever wondered how dinosaurs eat? This book is perfect for a little bit of imaginative thinking with logical answers. Use this book to teach (or remind students) about green choices at the lunch and snack table too!
Students will have fun guessing different shapes and objects in the form of spilled milk! W always make our own spilled milk paintings after we read this book!
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Want more to check out more of my favorite books for little learners? Check out my Book List Blog Series with over 33 different themed book lists (and growing)! If there is a book list for a theme you need just let us know so we can create it for you.