Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Exercise & Fitness For Children. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Baby Sign Language Made Easy: 101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

The easy way to teach sign language to babies and toddlers ages 0 to 3 Sign language is a fun and effective way for babies to communicate without words and develop essential early learning skills, but knowing where to start can be a challenge. This book of baby sign language makes it easy, with 101 useful, everyday ASL signs and a clear, simple format that explains what signs are best to start with and tips for teaching them. Whether it’s asking for milk or telling you that they’re tired, you’ll learn how to give your baby the tools to tell you what they’re thinking. Baby sign language basics ―Get an overview of what baby sign language is and how it can help you and your child connect, as well as how it can aid in their development. How to teach signs ―Find guidance for getting started, capturing your baby’s attention, and when to add more signs based on their age and progress. Easy organization ―Each chapter is organized by topics like mealtime, getting dressed, playtime, animals, and feelings, so it’s quick to find the signs you need. Start communicating early, with the baby sign language book that makes it simple.

  • Author: Lane Rebelo
  • Publisher: Rockridge Press (June 12, 2018)
  • Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Diseases & Physical Ailments
  • ISBN: 978-1641520775
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 8.8 inches


2. Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Breathe Like a Bear is a beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises designed to teach kids techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. Best of all, these 30 simple, short breathing practices and movements can be performed anytime, anywhere: in the car to the grocery store, during heavy homework nights at home, or even at a child’s desk at school. Based on Kira Willey’s Parents’ Choice GOLD Award-winning CD, Mindful Moments for Kids , this one-of-a-kind book is sure to help kids find calm, gain focus, and feel energized during the day, and encourage families to establish a fun and consistent mindfulness practice, whether at home or on the go.

  • Author: Kira Willey
  • Publisher: Rodale Kids; Illustrated edition (December 5, 2017)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1623368838
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.31 x 9.13 inches


3. Summer Bridge Activities Workbook―Bridging Grades 1 to 2 in Just 15 Minutes a Day, Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Summer Learning Activity Book With Flash Cards (160 pgs)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Prevent summer learning loss and prepare your child for back-to-school success in just 15 minutes a day with engaging activities, exercises, fun games, and more―all in one workbook! Workbook Features: • Ages 6-7, bridging grades 1-2 • 160 pages, about 8 inches x 10 ½ inches • Includes over 60 days of activities! • Reading, writing, math, science, social studies, fitness activities, and more • Flash cards, stickers, completion certificate, and answer key included Summer Learning: Summer Bridge Activities Workbook helps first―second graders keep their skills sharp during the summer months to stop summer slide through fun practice pages and activities, engaging fitness activities, and more. What’s Included: This book includes versatile subjects covering writing, parts of speech, adding and subtracting, social studies, science experiments, fitness activities, and more. Includes flash cards, stickers, and a completion certificate. How It Works: Each page is numbered by day so kids and parents can track progress and reach monthly learning goals. Each activity features clear, step-by-step instructions and practice pages to help sharpen students' skills for the school year ahead. Just 15 Minutes A Day: Two months of learning loss occurs during the summer, with the highest losses being in math and spelling. This activity book is designed to prevent summer brain drain in just 15 minutes per day through engaging activities. Why Summer Bridge: Award-winning Summer Bridge Activities® engage children's creativity and learning potential and keep kids mentally and physically active to prevent summer learning loss and pave the way for a successful new school year ahead.

  • Author: Summer Bridge Activities
  • Publisher: Summer Bridge Activities; Act Csm St edition (January 25, 2015)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1483815817
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.41 x 10.6 inches


4. My First Yoga

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Let your toddler discover the joys of yoga through the simple poses in this yoga book for kids. With a range of gentle poses carefully selected in an order that will engage, energize, and then relax, this book can be accessed by all abilities. Sweet illustrations of yoga positions are brought to life with real photographs of young children practicing the moves. From downward dog, to cat stretch, to sleepy sloth, this board book includes a variety of yoga moves that are made fun for little ones. Babies and toddlers will love looking at the beautiful pictures in this illustrated children's book and turning the pages by themselves. There are a range of easy poses for toddlers to copy. Can they stand up tall like a tree and try to balance on one leg or breathe out fiercely like a lion? My First Yoga helps preschoolers to develop their early learning skills as they name the animals and objects that go with each pose, broadening their vocabulary. The sturdy board book is made for kids to get hands-on with and is perfect for little children to hold by themselves. Yoga has many health benefits as it helps with balance, coordination and mindfulness -- it's never too early to start!

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: DK Children; Illustrated edition (January 7, 2020)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1465490506
  • Dimensions: 8.31 x 0.61 x 8.31 inches


5. From Head to Toe Board Book

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling creator of beloved books including  The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes From Head to Toe , a colorful and energetic book that will have young readers clapping their hands, stomping their feet, and wiggling their toes! Giraffes can bend their necks, monkeys can wave their hands, and donkeys can kick their legs. And so can you! Throughout this interactive book, the animals of From Head to Toe invite young readers to copy their antics as they play. Through Eric Carle’s vibrant collages and simple instructions, children will learn the importance of listening, exercising, and taking on a new challenge. Join the giraffes, monkeys, donkeys, seals, and more for a frolicking, fun adventure.

  • Author: Eric Carle
  • Publisher: HarperFestival; Brdbk edition (March 27, 1999)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-0694013012
  • Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.6 x 6.9 inches


6. The Omnivore's Dilemma: Young Readers Edition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers “What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers’ adaptation of Pollan’s famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore’s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It’s time to take charge of our national eating habits—and it starts with you.

  • Author: Michael Pollan
  • Publisher: Dial Books; Reprint edition (August 4, 2015)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1101993835
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.06 x 8.25 inches


7. Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good for You: All About Staying Healthy (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

The Cat in the Hat joins forces with the Partnership for a Healthier America! In this newly revised editiion—with 16 pages of bonus materials—the Cat in the Hat takes young readers to a Seussian Spa where they learn the basics of healthy living. Updated with the assistance of the Partnership for a Healthier America, the Cat explains the importance of eating right (based on the latest USDA MyPlate recommendations); staying active; getting enough sleep; handwashing; brushing and flossing; wearing protective gear when playing sports--even the best way to sneeze when you don't have a tissue handy! The 16 pages of newly added backmatter include simple, fun suggestions for children to increase their activity thoughout the day, plus 8 kid-friendly, healthy recipes for parents to prepare for their hungry broods. An ideal choice for supporting Common Core Standards and fans of the hit PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! —this is a book that supports healthy bodies AND healthy minds!

  • Author: Tish Rabe
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (July 24, 2001)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-0375810985
  • Dimensions: 6.75 x 0.38 x 9.25 inches


8. Yoga Bug: Simple Poses for Little Ones (Yoga Bug Board Book Series)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Flutter, wiggle, jiggle―it’s never too early to introduce children to the fun and healthy joys of yoga Flutter like a butterfly. Twist and turn like a grasshopper. Wiggle, jiggle, and giggle like a beetle. Kids love bugs―and what better way to get them excited about yoga than with the help of our multi-legged friends? This delightfully illustrated board book brings the fun and benefits of authentic yoga practice to infants and toddlers. Yoga Bug guides children through ten authentic yoga poses named after insects that unfold in an irresistibly whimsical flow of play, imagination, and movement. Kids will want to return to them again and again. Learning to love and accept our bodies, building lifelong attention, and self-soothing when distressed―when it comes to the benefits of yoga, you can’t get started too early. Now, with Yoga Bug , parents, teachers, and caregivers have a perfect way to help children do just that. Includes a parents’ guide to the source yoga poses and helpful tips.

  • Author: Sarah Jane Hinder
  • Publisher: Sounds True; Brdbk edition (August 1, 2017)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1622039791
  • Dimensions: 5.91 x 0.59 x 6.09 inches


9. Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

Kids love yoga―and it’s great for them, so much so that the President’s Council has added the practice to the fitness activities in the annual President’s Challenge. For parents and caregivers looking for a fun and effective new routine for bedtime, innovative educator Mariam Gates presents Good Night Yoga , a playful yet wholly practical book for preparing for sleep. This beautifully illustrated, full-color book tells the story of the natural world as it closes down for the night, while teaching children a simple flow of yoga postures inspired by their favorite characters from nature. Moving from "Sun Breath" to "Cloud Gathering" to "Ladybug & Butterfly" and more, readers learn techniques for self-soothing, relaxing the body and mind, focusing attention, and other skills that will support restful sleep and improve overall confidence and well-being.

  • Author: Mariam Gates
  • Publisher: Sounds True; Illustrated edition (April 1, 2015)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1622034666
  • Dimensions: 8.28 x 0.47 x 10.36 inches


10. Gymnastics (Jump into Sports)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Exercise & Fitness For Children - August 2021

A very simple introduction to the sport of gymnastics along with descriptions of some of the basic skills and equipment.

  • Author: Cynthia Amoroso
  • Publisher: The Child's World, Inc. (January 1, 2014)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Children's eBooks