Books to Share With Children

Beans, by Terry Jennings (Garrett Books, 1994)

Bones: Our Skeletal System, by Seymour Simon (HarperTrophy, 2000)

Bread, Bread, Bread, by Ann Morris (Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1993)

Everybody Cooks Rice, by Norah Dooley (Houghton Mifflin, 1995)

Germs Make Me Sick! by Melvin Berger (Scott Foresman, 1995)

Hear Your Heart, by Paul Showers (HarperCollins, 2001)

How Many Teeth? by Paul Showers (HarperCollins, 1984)

I'm Growing! by Aliki (HarperCollins, 2001)

Steep Is for Everyone, by Paul Showers (HarperCollins, 2001)

Throw YourTooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions From Around the world, by Selby B. Beeler (Houghton Mifflin, 1998)

Your Skin and Mine, by Paul Showers (HarperCollins, 1991)


Books for Teachers

Active for Life: Developmentally Appropriate Movement Programs for Young Children, by Stephen Sanders (National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2002)

Healthy Young Children: A Manual for Programs 2002, by Susan Aronson (NAEYC)

Think of Something Quiet: A Guide for Achieving Serenity in Early Childhood Classrooms, by Clare Cherry (Pitman Learning, 1981)


Web Sites 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission kids' page

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion-for the USDA food pyramid for young children