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Better Together - Preschool Book & Toy Pairings

Grasshopper
The list author says: "Enjoy these toys and books together, at home, in the early childhood classroom, or for creative gift giving.

The majority of these are not commercially-designed story character toys, but instead other, high quality children's toys that happen to connect to the story in one way or another.

If this list was useful for you, please rate it as helpful so I'll know that is is worth updating! :)"
Mouse Paint
Mouse Paint
"Three little white mice mix colors.   Pair with..."
Folkmanis Mice in Red Box Hand Puppet
Folkmanis Mice in Red Box Hand Puppet
"This sweet mice-in-a-box puppet and..."
Crayola Washable Finger Paints, 4-Count ( 4 ounce tubes ), Red, Blue, Yellow and Green
Crayola Washable Finger Paints, 4-Count ( 4 ounce tubes ), Red, Blue, Yellow and Green
"A set of fingerpaint for hand's on color mixing fun.  Not to be used at the exact same time as the puppets, of course. :)"
The Three Little Pigs (Reading Railroad)
The Three Little Pigs (Reading Railroad)
"Pair your favorite version of the Three Little Pigs with..."
Melissa & Doug 24 Pc Basic Cardboard Blocks
Melissa & Doug 24 Pc Basic Cardboard Blocks
"A set of cardboard "bricks" for building."
Caps for Sale Book and CD: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
Caps for Sale Book and CD: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
"Pair this classic folktale of a peddler and some troublesome monkeys with..."
Hide And Seek Safari -Monkey
Hide And Seek Safari -Monkey
"With a hide and seek monkey.  Hide the monkey, and the wand will light and signal to as children hunt for him."
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A)
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A)
"Simple rhyming alphabet tale pairs well with..."
Alma's Designs Chicka Chicka boom
Alma's Designs Chicka Chicka boom
"A soft flannel alphabet tree."
Have You Seen My Duckling?
Have You Seen My Duckling?
"A well-illustrated book about ducklings pairs with..."
Lucky Ducks
Lucky Ducks
"The Lucky Ducks matching game."
Hedgie's Surprise
Hedgie's Surprise
"Pair any of the Jan Brett books featuring Hedgie the hedgehog with..."
Howie Hedgehog Mini Flopsie 8" by Aurora
Howie Hedgehog Mini Flopsie 8" by Aurora
"A sweet plush hedgehog."
Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition)
Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition)
"After reading about Corduroy's search for his missing button, children may enjoy..."
Learning Resources Attribute Lacing Buttons (Set of 48)
Learning Resources Attribute Lacing Buttons (Set of 48)
"A set of lacing buttons."
Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins)
Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins)
"Pair Dinosaur Roar or another favorite dino book with..."
Dinoglobonz Deluxe
Dinoglobonz Deluxe
"Dinobonz for constructive, creative fun."
Truck
Truck
"Match Truck, a simple appealing book with..."
Green Toys Recycling Truck
Green Toys Recycling Truck
"An equally appealing and timeless truck from Green Toys."
Fancy Nancy
Fancy Nancy
"Your favorite Fancy Nancy fan will enjoy..."
One Princess Jewel Necklace
One Princess Jewel Necklace
"Some fancy accessories of her own!"
Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Go Away, Big Green Monster!
"After sharing this simple, repetitive book about a not-so-scary monster..."
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Fuzzy Make-Your-Own Monster Puppet
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Fuzzy Make-Your-Own Monster Puppet
"Make your own monsters with this cute, colorful puppet kit."
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
"Pair Sylvester and the Magic Pebble..."
GeoCentral Box of Rocks Kit
GeoCentral Box of Rocks Kit
"With a collection of rocks and pebbles to count, sort, and examine.  Who knows - one might be magic. :) Speaking of pebbles, your child might also enjoy..."
Crayon Rocks 16 Colors in a Muslin Bag
Crayon Rocks 16 Colors in a Muslin Bag
"This little bag of crayon rocks."
Flotsam
Flotsam
"Match this amazing under-the-sea adventure with..."
Wild Republic Nature Tubes Aquatic
Wild Republic Nature Tubes Aquatic
"This neat set of highly-detailed little plastic sea creatures."
Actual Size
Actual Size
"This cool book will get kids started thinking about measuring and comparing sizes.  Continue the fun with..."
Big Tape Measure for Children
Big Tape Measure for Children
"A sturdy first tape measure."
Owl Moon
Owl Moon
"This peaceful Caldecott-winning winter tale pairs well with..."
Folkmanis Great Horned Owl Hand Puppet
Folkmanis Great Horned Owl Hand Puppet
"This amazing. life-sized Great Horned Owl puppet."