Explore Through Movement and Play with Your Baby Using Stories
There are many fun books that encourage movement and play– even for babies! Find books at your bookstore or library. Rockford Public Library is full of great books that promote movement and play. Here are a few suggestions:
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins
The monkey musicians in this Bright & Early Board Book get toddlers and their parents/caregivers drumming and humming as they learn to identify their hands, fingers, and thumbs.
Where is Baby’s Belly Button by Karen Katz
Karen Katz’s adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book. The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share.
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
How many kisses does a tired baby need? Count and kiss along with this sweet bedtime book.
Whose Toes are Those? by LeUyen Pham
Inspired by This Little Piggy rhyme, this book is interactive and asks questions such as “Who could have such darling feet?” Perfect for babies and toddlers.