Shopping with children isn’t the easiest thing to do… but playing and learning about the grocery store is fun for everyone! Read these fun grocery store books for kids, that will teach children about the supermarket as well as how to make sure everyone has fun.
In addition to offering a reading list of grocery store books kids will love and learn from, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and in-class learning grocery store unit study resources. You can find these books at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Grocery Store Books for Kids
Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert: Max knows everything about trips to the grocery store because his parents make him go All. The. Time. Even when they run out of little things . . . like toilet paper. So he’s pretty much an expert. Whether it’s choosing the right breakfast cereal or surviving the obstacle course that is the produce section, Max is here to help. Max’s hilarious guide to the grocery store turns an everyday errand into an adventure.
At the Supermarket: In her signature style, Anne Rockwell conveys the adventure of a trip to the supermarket from a young child’s point-of-view. On a special trip to the supermarket, a young boy helps his mom buy what they need. There are meats, fruits, and vegetables to put in the shopping cart; soap and toilet paper, too. But the most important ingredients are those needed to bake a birthday cake. Children love to help out at the grocery store.
Shopping With Dad: It’s Saturday, and one small girl and her Dad are heading for the supermarket while Mom is working. It’s so exciting! How can she contain herself? She tries but she can’t! An enormous sneeze sets in motion a small calamity, and Dad gets the blame. But when his daughter speaks up and takes responsibility for her actions, the mood changes… Fast-paced, funny with a simple, uplifting message, this playful rhyming read-aloud is guaranteed to have you laughing out loud!
Maisy Goes Shopping: Charley and our favorite mouse make a trip to the grocery store to buy lots of goodies for lunch. Wherever they go and whatever they do, Lucy Cousins’s lovable characters are a delight.
Just Shopping with Mom (A Golden Look-Look Book): Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is off to the grocery store with his mom and siblings in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he wants to push the cart, pick the best apples, or get his sister out of the candy aisle, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to teach kids about being on their best behavior!
Our Corner Grocery Store:Charmingly illustrated in great detail, Our Corner Grocery Store pays tribute to the small independent grocers who supply color and atmosphere to city streets. Anna Maria takes great pleasure and pride in her grandparents’ corner grocery store. Every Saturday she spends the day helping to arrange fruits and vegetables, greet the customers, and keep things neat and tidy. Through her day we meet the neighbors and learn what an important part the corner grocery store plays in the community.
Dinosaurs in the Supermarket: There’s a T. rex gobbling sausages, a Stegosaurus spilling beans! A Diplodocus in the frozen peas fills the aisles with greens! For one little boy, a trip to the supermarket is turned upside down. A band of dinosaurs wreak havoc in the aisles, but the grown-ups can’t see them! Can he convince the dinosaurs to behave? Who will mop up the mess?
What Happens at a Supermarket? (Where People Work): Describes the kinds of work people do in the different departments of a supermarket!
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Grocery Store Unit Study
In addition to offering a reading list of grocery store books kids will love and learn from, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and in-class learning grocery store unit study resources. You can find these books at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience. These unit study resources may contain affiliate links.
- Dramatic Play Grocery Store
- What’s Cooking Menu Plan and Grocery List
- Grocery Shopping Center- Money Practice!
- Grocery Store Money Game
- I CAN: Grocery Shop Literary and Math Center
- Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store Food and Role Play Companion Set
- Melissa & Doug Grocery Basket – Pretend Play