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As the mom of boys, I think skeleton books are for all year round!
Around Halloween time, we start thinking about bones… Halloween skeleton bones, that is! Although to be honest, I’m not sure why most folks prefer to read books with skeletons just around the Halloween holiday.
Children’s Skeleton Books
Two of our all-time favorite books are Bone Soup and Skeleton Hiccups.
And yes, we read these even when Halloween isn’t around!
Skeleton Crafts for Kids
In the world of skeleton crafts for kids, creativity meets science in a spine-tingling and fun-filled adventure!
Learn what makes our bodies move with the Junior Scientists series for kids ages 6 to 9
Are you curious about what your body looks like under your skin? Do you wonder where your food goes after you eat it?
Check out what’s happening inside your body with this kid’s anatomy book. You’ll take a tour of your tissues, organs, muscles, and bones, and find out how they work together to help you move, think, and grow.
With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Bob Barner shakes the dust off the dinosaur bones found in museums and reminds us that they once belonged to living, breathing creatures.
Filled with fun dinosaur facts (a T. Rex skull can weigh up to 750 pounds!) and an informational “Dinometer,” Dinosaur Bones is sure to make young dinosaur enthusiasts roar with delight.
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating look at the bones of the human body as compared to the bones of animals, and shows them off!
This book is far from skinny — it’s the definitive nonfiction title about human and animal bones, delivered with in-your-face accuracy and intrigue.
In this visually driven volume, kids come face-to-face with some head-to-toe boney comparisons, many of them shown at actual size.
Here you’ll find the differences between a man’s hand and that of a spider monkey; the great weight of an elephant’s leg, paired with the feather-light femur of a stork; and rib-tickling info about snakes and sloths.