January Monthly Activities

Monthly Activities

Websites to Explore

  • Big Green Rabbit - Kids can learn fun dance moves, watch videos, and sing songs—all related to helping make better, healthier choices about themselves.
  • Chop Chop Family: Cooking With Kids - Learn, have fun, and eat well with this big collection of kid-friendly recipes.

Books to Read

  • 100 yoga activities for children: easy-to-follow poses and meditation for the whole family by Shobana R. Vinay
  • ABC doctor by Harriet Ziefert; illustrated by Liz Murphy
  • At the Beach by Anne Rockwell
  • Bathtime by Alice Le Henand
  • Bathtime with Theo and Beau by Jessica Shyba
  • Be gentle with the dog, dear by Matthew J. Baek
  • The Berenstain Bears learn about strangers by Stan & Jan Berenstain
  • Bicycle riding by Tracy Nelson Maurer
  • Bully by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • Bunnies and butterflies in the backyard; and, The pirates who know where you live: stories that help children learn and remember their address and telephone number by Vernon Jackman; illustrated by Jeannisse Theagene
  • The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom
  • ChopChop: The Kids' Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family by Sally Sampson; photographs by Carl Tremblay
  • Cows by Maddie Gibbs
  • Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
  • Dinosaur vs. the Potty by Bob Shea
  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems
  • Dot the Fire Dog by Lisa Desimini
  • Duck on a bike by David Shannon
  • Early bird by Toni Yuly
  • The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day by Loreen Leedy
  • Elephants Cannot Dance by Mo Willems
  • Even aliens need snacks by Matthew McElligott
  • Farm flu by Teresa Bateman; illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
  • Farming by Gail Gibbons
  • The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
  • Fire! ¡Fuego! Brave Bomberos by Susan Middleton Elya; illustrated by Dan Santat
  • Fly Guy Presents: Firefighters by Tedd Arnold
  • The Forest Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes that are Simple to Make by Erin Gleeson
  • Froggy gets dressed by Jonathan London; illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
  • Froggy rides a bike by Jonathan London; illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
  • From grass to milk by Stacy Taus-Bolstad
  • Fruit Bowl by Mark Hoffman
  • Fruits in Suits by Jared Chapman
  • The Fruits We Eat by Gail Gibbons
  • Germs Are Not For Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick
  • Germs: fact and fiction, friends and foes by Lesa Cline-Ransome; illustrated by James Ransome
  • Germs make me sick! by Melvin Berger; illustrated by Marylin Hafner
  • Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees
  • Go! Go! Grapes!: A Fruit Chant by April Pulley Sayre
  • The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
  • Going to the doctor by Ian Smith
  • Good Enough to Eat: a Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition by Lizzy Rockwell
  • Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker; illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
  • Healthy snacks on MyPlate by Mari Schuh
  • How did that get in my lunchbox?: the story of food by Chris Butterworth; illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
  • How Do You Dance? by Thyra Heder
  • Hungry Henry by Marla Osborn
  • I Lost My Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakité and Baba Wagué Diakité
  • In My Heart: a Book of Feelings by Jo Witek; illustrated by Christine Roussey
  • The jacket I wear in the snow by Shirley Neitzel; pictures by Nancy Winslow Parker
  • Let's Brush Our Teeth! (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood) by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz; illustrated by Jason Fruchter
  • The library book by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark; illustrated by Chuck Groenink
  • Library lion by Michelle Knudsen; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  • Llama, Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama Llama Sand & Sun by Anna Dewdney
  • Look for the Helpers (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood) by Alexandra Cassel; illustrated by Jason Fruchter
  • Lunch by Denise Fleming
  • The milk makers by Gail Gibbons
  • The monster health book: a guide to eating healthy, being active & feeling great for monsters & kids! by Edward Miller
  • My daddy is a pretzel: yoga for parents and kids by Baron Baptiste; illustrations by Sophie Fatus
  • My Food, Your Food by Lisa Bullard; illustrated by Christine M. Schneider
  • The not so quiet library by Zachariah OHora
  • Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
  • Old MacDonald's Things That Go by Jane Clarke; illustrated by Migy Blanco
  • Once upon a dragon: stranger safety for kids (and dragons) by Jean E. Pendziwol; illustrated by Martine Gourbault
  • Otis by Loren Long
  • Our Food: a Healthy Serving of Science and Poems by Grace Lin and Ranida T. McKneally; illustrated by Grace Zong
  • Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie de Paola
  • The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems
  • Potty Animals: What to Know When You've Gotta Go! by Hope Vestergaard; illustrated by Valeria Petrone
  • Rah, Rah, Radishes!: a Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre
  • Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell
  • School Bus by Donald Crews
  • See What We Eat!: a First Book of Healthy Eating by Scot Ritchie
  • Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas by Gail Piernas-Davenport; illustrated by Marion Eldridge
  • Snacks by Victoria Parker
  • Squirrel's New Year's Resolution by Pat Miller; illustrated by Kathi Ember
  • Surf's Up by Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Daniel Miyares
  • Time to Pee! by Mo Willems
  • Under my hood I have a hat by Karla Kuskin; illustrated by Fumi Kosaka
  • Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman
  • We love you, Rosie! by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Linda Davick
  • What If You Had Animal Teeth!? by Sandra Markle; illustrated by Howard McWilliam
  • What's so yummy? all about eating well and feeling good by Robie H. Harris; illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
  • When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang
  • Wild Boars Cook by Meg Rosoff; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • You are a lion!: and other fun yoga poses by Taeeun Yoo
  • The Young Chef: Recipes and Techniques for Kids Who Love to Cook by Mark Ainsworth

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Original artwork by Helen Correll