Must-Read Books for 3-Year-Olds

To introduce the child to some of the best preschool books in print, the Complete 3 Year Curriculum includes a "Book of the Week" in each Lesson Plan.  These quality, classic books support other objectives learned in the lesson while increasing the child vocabulary and understanding of the world around them.

Print the Must-Read Books for 3-Year-Olds list here.

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Week Book of the Week
1  Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
2  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
3   Press Here by Herve Tullet
4 Review
5  Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
6   Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

  Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss 

8   Miss Spider's Tea Party  by David Kirk
9 Review
10    The Little Red Hen by Various Authors 
11  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
12  Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
13   From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
14 Review
15   Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino
16   The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood
17  Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
18   The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
19 Review
20  The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems
21  Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman
22   Frog, Where Are You? by Mercer Mayer
23   The Cow Who Clucked  by Denise Fleming
24 Review
25   Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
26 Silly Sally by Audrey Wood
27   Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
28   Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? by Dr. Seuss
29 Review
30   Five Little Ducks by Various Authors

  All By Myself by Mercer Mayer

32   Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Various Authors
33 Review
34   Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle
35  Ten Apples Up On Top!  by Dr. Seuss
36 Review

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3 Year Curriculum

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