Being aware of your body is an important part of growing up healthy. Let’s teach those little learners to gain an awareness of themselves with these me and my body books.
Readers will learn about germs, the importance of sleep (and naps!), hygiene, exercise, self-care, their bones, the muscles, and more. Taking care of yourself is an important skill to master. All of the habits mentioned in these books are learned through teaching and sharing with a variety of media, including books.
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Me and My Body Books for Little Learners
Teach your little learners all about germs in this rhyming book. Take a look at those germ illustrations!
Now that your little learners know about germs it’s time to teach them how to keep them to themselves! No sharing with this one kiddos.
Poor Bear. He’s not feeling too well. Luckily, he has some fantastic friends to take care of him and make him feel better.
Oh no! Now Llama Llama is home sick with mama! It’s always nice to have a mama around to help when you feel ill.
Getting a good night’s sleep is a very important part of having a healthy body. In this book, readers will learn how a nighttime ritual can help you get to sleep.
Taking naps is a great way to take care of your body! It’s also a great reason to include this book on the list, one of my favorites!
Going to the doctor can be scary. That’s why it’s important to read books such as this one to your little learners. It helps prepare them with the knowledge they need to understand what to expect.
An adorable story that explains all those funky things that happen to your body. Like what’s that stuff coming out of your nose and why do you have a loose tooth?!
If your little learners start asking you a ton of why questions concerning their bodies, it would be a great time to read this book to them. It explains in very simple to understand terms a lot of the why questions they may throw out at you.
This book will get readers on their feet and dancing along to this traditional folklore song that has been passed along for generations.
Teach little learners about the variety of skin tones and the ability to be comfortable in your skin. One of my favorite diversity books.
This my body book is full of activity! Those little peas sure do get around… and all while learning too!
Taking care of your body means keeping it clean. Just as a pig! He knows all about the bath routine.
Sometimes kids need to get an x-ray. This book is a great way to show kids how x-rays work and what they tell us.
A healthy lifestyle starts with exercise. Let’s get those little learners on the same mindsight with this book that highlights how fun exercising can be.
Gobble up the rainbow in this colorful book that is full of yummy and healthy food. Eat your way through the ABC’s!
Controlling feelings and emotions is crucial to a healthy lifestyle. Learning yoga as a little learner is a skill that will help foster a positive mentality.
This book gives readers an inside look at what it’s like to be a doctor. This I Can Read Book is full of real-life photographs and interesting information about how doctors take care of people and their bodies.
All the joys of toes and feet are outlined in this vibrant rhyming story. Little learners will be on their feet in no time exploring all the different things their amazing toes and feet can do!
Discover all the different types of feet… because there are so many different feet to meet! Thanks, Dr. Seuss for the fantastic foot book!
This book comes from the Our Bodies series that explores different parts of the human body. This one talks about lungs and how they provide oxygen to all parts of our body.
Another fantastic book from the Our Bodies series highlights one very important organ, the heart. The information and pictures are fantastic.
Muscles are an incredible part of our bodies. Teach your little learners some amazing facts such as… did you know that your heart is a muscle?
Another fantastic my body topic is our brains! This book will get those little learner’s brains warmed up and ready to learn.
Since those little learners seem to eat so much, let’s teach them about how the food they eat is digested in their stomachs.
Now is the perfect time to teach those kiddos all about blood. Even though it might be cringe-worthy for some, it is important that they know all about blood for those unfortunate times they scrape their knee or end up with an injury.
Here is another my body book that takes a close look at our skin. Even though it doesn’t seem like it holds much of a purpose, skin is the biggest organ in the human body!
We can’t forget about those bones! It’s important for little learners to be aware of their skeleton because it gives them a reason to eat a healthy diet. Do it for the bones!
Take a look at the inside of your body with the Cat in the Hat! With rhyming text and some interesting facts this book is a great way to grab your little learners attention.
The dragon in this book will convince your little learners about the importance of good dental hygiene. The illustrations in this book sure do paint an accurate picture of poor hygiene!
You heard that right! Make sure to ask your little learners what amazing things can you do with your five senses!
Learning about your body starts at a young age. The more we can teach our little learners about their bodies, the more they will be able to listen, understand, and take care of themselves.
Need some hands-on MY Body themed activities and centers? Head on over to the My Body Themed Activities and Centers post.
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