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6 Books to Get Kids Moving, Grooving, and Burning Energy (No, Really!)

These books will get kids burning some serious energy—indoors—during the long winter months!
on January 04, 2016

Let’s face it—for many of us, wintertime means a lot of indoor time. And indoor time often means a lot of unused energy, especially for our little ones.

Here are a few of our favorite books that actually get kids up and moving. And why not involve the whole family for a little bit of indoor exercise and reading?

Sounds fun to us!

Here are our top six picks to get kids moving, grooving, and burning energy:

The Busy Book: A Kid’s Guide to Fitness by Lizzy Rockwell

Toddlerobics by Zita Newcombe

The ABCs of Yoga for Kids by Teresa Anne Power and illustrated by Kathleen Rietz

Bearobics by Vic Parker and illustrated by Emily Bolam

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes by Mike Wohnoutka

Let’s Get the Rhythm by Anne Miranda


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Check out bloggers Amy Mascott and Allie McDonald's book, Raising a Rock-Star Reader: 75 Quick Tips for Helping Your Child Develop a Lifelong Love for Reading. Get expert advice and learn new strategies for your young readers.

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