Books about Healthy Eating


Halloween is quickly approaching and with it comes the inundation of many of our homes with candy, candy, and more candy.  During this time, it’s easy for kids to get distracted by all the sugary goodness in their trick-or-treat bags.  Here are 8 great children’s books about healthy eating for you to explore with your little reader.  

Books about Healthy Eating
 

Books about Healthy Eating 

 
Books about Healthy Eating
Arthur creator Marc Brown shares how D.W. overcomes her stubbornness to try new (and healthy) foods.  After her bad behavior gets her in trouble, D.W. gives something new a shot and finds out something surprising.
 
Books about Healthy Eating
Camilla Cream loves her lima beans, but is embarrassed by her healthy eating habits.  When misfortune strikes causing Camilla to become the center of everyone’s attention, she has to decide between being made fun of for how she looks or eating her favorite healthy snack.
 
Books about Healthy Eating
This book is a simple one that explores the alphabet through Lois Ehlert’s classic illustration of fruits and vegetables.  There were even a few in here I had never heard of!
 
Books about Healthy Eating
Lily-Rose May is a picky eater who refuses peas in any shape or form.  But when she gets a case of princessitis, she has to rethink her picky ways.

 

Books about Healthy Eating
The family is not eating as healthy as they should, and it’s starting to show.  They work together as a family to get healthier through changing their eating and exercise habits. 
 
Books about Healthy Eating  
Lola is funny and cute and very sure that she will not eat several different things, one of which is tomatoes.  Can her big brother Charlie and his imagination change her mind?

 

Books about Healthy Eating
The silly rhymes in this book are what make it so fun and enjoyable to read.  The vivid photographs also give readers a detailed view of some veggies that might not be so familiar.
 
Books about Healthy Eating
All the colors are wonderful to Marlene McKean…. unless she’s eating them.  In that case, she has a “no green” rule. 
 
 
What are some of your children’s books  that focus on foods and snacks that are delicious and healthy.
 
 
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Andie Jaye is a former preschool teacher turned SAHM of two kiddos. Her blog, Crayon Freckles, is an eclectic mix of play, art, and learning activities. Mingled in are her perspectives on being a crunchy momma, having a long-haired hippy boy and using follow-your-gut parenting. See more of Andie on Crayon Freckles' Facebook page, on Pinterest or on her parenting teens site Why Does My Teen?

Comments

  1. Love this list!

  2. Thanks! I needed some new titles for my very picky 4.5 year old. We love “I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato”!

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