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So, we embarked on the human body system journey with smarties. Before we jump straight into hands-on work, let’s get to know about our human body system first through books.
Teaching kids of different age at the same time may sound tough but that is all possible. Kids at different age group understand things differently, therefore we need to find books that are suitable for them. Let’s take a look at books that are suitable for preschoolers and elementary kids.
1. The Great Big Body Book
By (author) Mary Hoffman, Illustrated by Ros Asquith
This is indeed a great book as it is colorful and entertaining at the same time. It explains about our body system in a way that is easily understood by young kids and showing how human grows from one stage to another.
2. Human Body: Can You Tell the Facts from the Fibs?
By (author) Simon Holland, Illustrated by Lee Cosgrove
Curious about our human body and want to know if it’s a factor a fib? Check this easy informative book written like a comic. Words are simple and not too wordy for young kids. We love its colors and the cute cartoon characters in the story.
1. Totally Wacky Facts About: Human Body
By (author) Cari Meister
This book can actually be used by preschoolers and elementary kids at the same time. It has a collection of incredible facts about our human body and is really fascinating to read about it. Not too wordy and easy to read. Now we know why when someone sneeze, we need to run as far as we can! Kids will find something new and wacky to learn about our human bodies and how different body parts works.
2. Your Circulatory System
By (author) Conrad Storad
This book is good for going in depth on how our body circulatory system works. Love its detailed descriptions with illustrations. The explanations are detailed but basic for kids to understand and digest. This is especially useful for kids who are in elementary schools and require to learn in-depth about the human system such as the digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system and more.
The books above are what we are using for our homeschooling topic of Human Body Systems. All the above books can be purchased online from BookDepository.com and its free delivery worldwide.
Do you have books you are using for this topic that is not found here? Do share with us so that we can enjoy it too!
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