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Waddle Like A Penguin, Leap Like A Frog


Kids love animals and children’s books often feature animals. Combine reading about animals with large motor movement on these cold, winter days. The article linked below (written by a pediatric occupational therapist) features several ways kids can learn to move like animals. Here are also some books featuring more animal movements. Happy Moving!

I Can Move Like The Animals by LA Publishing with English and Spanish text

Move! by Robin Page and Steve Jenkins 

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

Barnyard Dance! By Sandra Boynton

My First Animal Moves: A Children’s Book to Encourage Kids and Their Parents to Move More, Sit Less and Decrease Screen Time By Darryl Edwards

Walk Like An Animal

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