Revision as of 20:04, 7 April 2012
This is a list of counting books to help your little ones learn their numbers! Many involve rhymes and rhythms they may already be familiar with (1,2 Buckle My Shoes and Over in the Meadow, 5 Little Monkeys), and some will introduce brand new rhymes to them! We've picked out some of our favorite picture books to help get you started.
Counting Sheep - John Archambault
Boom Chicka Rock - John Archambault Big Fat Hen - Keith Baker The Water Hole - Graeme Base Hippos Go Berserk! - Sandra Boynton The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle One Pup’s Up - Marsha Wilson Chall Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed - Eileen Christelow Click, Clack, Splish, Splash! A Counting Adventure - Doreen Cronin Cha-cha Chimps - Julia Durango Roar! A Noisy Counting Book - Pamela Duncan Edwards Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On - Lois Ehlert Ten Little Beasties - Ed Emberley Shout! Shout it Out! - Denise Fleming Let’s Count Goats! - Mem Fox Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes - Mem Fox I’ve Got an Elephant - Anne Ginkel The Looking Book - Mary Ann Hoberman 1,2,3 A Child’s First Counting Book - Alison Jay Counting Kisses - Karen Katz Over in the Meadow - John Langstaff One Drowsy Dragon - Ethan Long I’m Dirty! - Kate & Jim McMullan Chicka Chicka 123 - Bill Martin Jr. One Duck Stuck - Phyllis Root How Much is a Million? - David Schwartz Russell the Sheep - Rob Scotton One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish - Dr. Seuss Counting Crocodiles - Judy Sierra Ten Terrible Dinosaurs - Paul Strickland The Big Storm: A Very Soggy Counting Book - Nancy Tafur Mouse Count - Ellen Stoll Walsh Max Counts His Chickens - Rosemary Wells Ten Little Fish - Audrey Wood