Updated: Aug 3, 2021
A Companion Guide to Busy Toddler's Playing Preschool Curriculum
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For parents and caregivers teaching homeschool preschool with Busy Toddler's Playing Preschool curriculum, I recommend book substitutions related to the theme of each unit.
What is the World Made of? - Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner
Solids, Liquids and Gases - Garrett, Ginger
Water - Palatnik, David
Many Kinds of Matter: A Look at Solids, Liquids and Gases - Boothroyd, Jennifer
Change It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You - Mason, Adrienne
What is a Liquid? - Boothroyd, Jennifer
Additional Book List
Water is Water - Paul, Miranda (one of our favorites from Year 1)
Touch It: Materials, Matter and You - Mason, Adrienne (same author as above)
What is a Solid? - Boothroyd, Jennifer (same author as above)
What is a Gas? - Boothroyd, Jennifer (same author as above)
Solids, Liquids and Gases - Lindeen, Carol K.
What is Matter? - Curry, Don L.
Matter Comes in All Shapes - Hansen, Amy
Matter: See It, Touch It, Smell It, Taste It - Stille, Darlene R.
Melting and Freezing - Greathouse, Lisa
Freezing and Melting - Nelson, Robin
Oobleck, Slime and Dancing Spaghetti: Twenty Terric at Home Science Experiments Inspired by Favorite Children's Books - Williams, Jennifer
Whats the Matter in Mr. Whisker's Room? - Portis, Antoinette
Joe Joe the Wizard Brews Up Solids, Liquids and Gases - Braun, Eric
Ice Boy - Stein, David Ezra
Bartholomew and the Oobleck - Dr. Seuss
Fairy Science: Solid, Liquid, Gassy! - Spires, Ashley
Pancakes, Pancakes! - Carle, Eric
Sticks - Alber, Diane (a cute story of a popsicle that melts)
Little Snowflake - IglooBooks
Lucy's Lab: Solids, Liquids, Guess Who's Got Gas? - Houts, Michelle
What was your favorite part of this unit? What other books did you read? What other activities did you do? Please share your photos and feedback in the Playing Preschool with Busy Toddler Curriculum Facebook Group in "Units" → Year 2: Unit 9 - Solids and Liquids
Until next time, may your coffee be warm and your toddler be busy.