As the trees begin to flower and the tulips are opening up we are getting ready for Mother Goose Time's May curriculum "Growing Gardens". I always enjoy getting books from the library that relate to the theme for the month. Lucky for me Mother Goose Time includes a list of suggested books in the Planning Journal that I can look into at the library. The following are the books suggested by Mother Goose Time.
Week 1: What do I need to plant a garden?
Up, Down and Around by Katherine Ayres
How a Seed Grows by Helene J. Jordan
From the Garden: A Counting Book About Growing Food by Michael Dahl
Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
Week 2: How do gardens grow?
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Elhert
A Tree Is a Plant by Clyde Robert Bulla
Oh Say Can You Seed? All About Flowering Plants by Bonnie Worth
Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
Week 3: What animals visit a garden?
Spring Is Here! (Bear and Mole Story) by Will Hillenbrand
The Lonely Scarecrow by Tim Preston
It's Not Easy Being a Bunny by Marilyn Sadler
The Big Honey Hunt by Stan and Jan Berenstain
Frogs and Toads and Tadpoles, Too! by Allan Fowler
Week 4: What foods grow in a garden?
The Giant Carrot by Jan Pec
One Potato, Two Potato by Cynthia DeFelice
Green Beans, Potatoes, and Even Tomatoes: What Is in the Vegetables Group? by Brian P. Cleary
The Princess and the Pea: A Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen
Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert