Magical Preschool

A Listmania! list by FroggyMama (Kansas, USA)
The list author says: "These are the books we turn to when playing and crafting and learning in our pagan preschool experience."
Children of the Forest
1.  Children of the Forest by Elsa Maartman Beskow
The list author says:
  "We started off our year with  the theme Children of the Earth. We learned about forest animals, little children of the woods, elves, and other creatures of this world and others. This is a great introductory story to the worlds of nature and the "little people"."
$9.95   Used & New from: $4.32
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Sun Egg
2.  The Sun Egg by Elsa Maartman Beskow
The list author says:
  "Another great book for our Children of the Earth theme. It is lighthearted and fun. And everyone loves orange juice!"
$9.95   Used & New from: $4.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Story of the Root Children
3.  Story of the Root Children by Sibylle Olfers
The list author says:
  "Simple but beautiful book, teaching about the seasons and Mother Earth."
$17.95   Used & New from: $3.33
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Peter in Blueberry Land
4.  Peter in Blueberry Land by Elsa Maartman Beskow
The list author says:
  "I got a used copy, because I wanted this to be the full-sized version. This is the best Beskow for preschoolers, a more simple story than her others, and with a very preschool-minded adventure. This has been the Dudimus' favorite book from our Children of the Earth unit."
$9.95   Used & New from: $4.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

One Red Apple
5.  One Red Apple by Harriet Ziefert
The list author says:
  "Amazing! This was a perfect book for our Mabon unit, we learned about apples and corn. Learn about the life-cycle of an apple tree, from fruit to seed to tree, and back to fruit. In addition, learn to love and respect Mother Earth for Her many gifts."
$13.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Apple Cake
6.  Apple Cake by N. van Hichtum
The list author says:
  "What a beautiful Mabon story - share with your children the joys of giving."
$14.52   Used & New from: $2.94
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Possum's Harvest Moon
7.  Possum's Harvest Moon by Anne Hunter
The list author says:
  "We spent most of our Autumn/Mabon unit outside, experiencing the wonderful world of nature. This is a great book to read to emphasize the lessons learned from Mother Earth."
$6.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Little Yellow Leaf
8.  The Little Yellow Leaf by Carin Berger
The list author says:
  "What a beautiful story, and absolutely amazing design. Follow a little leaf as she is afraid to leave the security of her tree, through the autumn season and into winter. Then watch as she finally gains courage, and a friend to soar through the air with."
$13.59   Used & New from: $2.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Tomten
9.  The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren
The list author says:
  "Gnomes are a wonderful winter theme, and we learned all about the gnome world right before Yule. This book is a simple, sweet start."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Gnomes: Thirtieth Anniversary Edition
10.  Gnomes: Thirtieth Anniversary Edition by Rien Poortvliet
The list author says:
  "Not a children's book per-se, but a classic. I am blessed to have my mother's much loved old copy, and my son and I spend many hours looking through this book and talking about the world of gnomes. Please look through it first so you can decide if it is appropriate for your child."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Long Night Moon
11.  Long Night Moon by Cynthia Rylant
The list author says:
  "In the deep of Winter we looked to the moon, and learned about the great outer space as well. I want to engage our son with stories of the mythical moon, as well as the "real" one, so we enjoyed this book for the more magical side of things."
$14.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

On the Moon
12.  On the Moon by Anna Milbourne
The list author says:
  "Every little boy (and girl) dreams of going into space on a rocket ship, and I can't deny my son these wonderful imaginations. So while we learned about shining mother moon in space, we also learned about the wonders of space travel."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour
13.  Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour by Susan Perrow
The list author says:
  "A great resource, this book has amazing stories in a variety of themes. They are beautiful, powerful stories to enhance any child's life."
$23.82   Used & New from: $16.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes: A Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up
14.  Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes: A Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up by Mollie Katzen
The list author says:
  "If you can do one thing with your preschooler at home, you should cook with them. These two books were the springboard for our cooking adventures, and I truly believe the best part of our preschool program was bringing my son into the kitchen."
$14.66   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Salad People and More Real Recipes: A New Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up
15.  Salad People and More Real Recipes: A New Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up by Mollie Katzen
$13.86   Used & New from: $0.03
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Science Play (Little Hands!)(ages 2-6)
16.  Science Play (Little Hands!)(ages 2-6) by Jill Frankel Hauser
The list author says:
  "It may not seem very magical, but science is a wonderous world for people of all ages, and I think a perfect complement to a more mystical education. This book had great ideas for our preschool themes, as well as many more to use in later years. If you stretch your imagination, you can fit these ideas into many themes."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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