Bodies in motion, doesn’t that perfectly describe our young children? Do your little ones have a hard time sitting still for a story or are you perhaps wanting to encourage gross motor activity over sedentary activities?
This list of Top 15 Children’s Books for Bodies in Motion is perfect for encouraging movement for any gender! And they are fun stories for the fidgety ones as well; they can act out many of the stories.
Tips for choosing books that encourage movement
Look for sports themes
Look for books about the body or body parts
Look for books with animals
Look for books about transportation
Look for books about the outdoors
Look for stories with repetitive lines or phrases
Tell the story on multiple days; first read to the children; second do some movements while reading; third act out the story together