Table of contents for What your preschooler needs to know / [edited by] E. D. Hirsch, Jr., Linda Bevilacqua.

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Poems
12 Singing Time by Rose Fyleman
12 Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
12 Raindrops by Aileen Fisher
12 Doctor Foster
12 Ride a Cock Horse
12 Polly Put the Kettle On
12 At the Seaside
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rhyming Words
12 Rain, Rain Go Away
12 Diddle Diddle Dumpling,
My Son John
12 A-Hunting We Will Go
12 Pease Porridge
12 Wee Willie Winkie
12 Hickety Pickety, My Black Hen
12 There Was a Crooked Man
12 Tom, Tom the Piper's Son
12 Higglety, Pigglety, Pop!
by Samuel Goodrich
12 Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
12 The Worm by Ralph Bergengren
12 An Old Person of Ware
by Edward Lear
12 Once I Saw a Little Bird
12 Bat, Bat
12 To Market, To Market
12 One Misty, Moisty Morning
12 Bobby Shaftoe
12 Ring Around the Rosey
Clap Along
12 Pat-a-Cake
12 Lucy Locket
12 One for the Money
12 Jack-o-Lantern by Aileen Fisher
12 Who Stole the Cookie
from the Cookie Jar?
Fingerplays
12 This Little Piggy Went to Market
12 Where is Thumbkin?
12 One Potato, Two Potato
12 Two Little Blackbirds
12 Here is the Beehive
12 Open, Shut Them
12 The Eensy, Weensy Spider
12 Five Little Monkeys
Move Around
12 This is the Way the Ladies Ride
12 Teddy Bear
12 The Pancake by Christine Rossetti
Beginning Sounds
12 Jump or Jiggle by Evelyn Beyer
12 Betty Botter
12 Peter Piper
12 Jilliky Jolliky by Jack Prelutsky
12 Rumpitty, Tumpitty
by Jack Prelutsky
12 Tippety, Tippety
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Songs
12 Hush, Little Baby
12 Kookaburra
12 Oh, Dear, What Can the Matter Be?
12 Pop Goes the Weasel
12 Did You Ever See a Lassie?
12 Are You Sleeping?
12 A Tisket, A Tasket
12 John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
12 Lazy Mary
12 Five Little Ducks
12 I Know an Old Lady
12 OhWhere,OhWhere Has My
Little DogGone?
12 You Are My Sunshine
12 The Teddy Bears' Picnic
12 Happy Birthday to You
12 Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow
12 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
12 Rock-a-Bye, Baby
12 Do You Know the Muffin Man?
12 Row, Row, Row Your Boat
12 I'm a Little Teapot
12 Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes
12 Looby Loo
12 Do Your Ears Hang Low?
12 Here We Go Round the
Mulberry Bush
12 Yankee Doodle
12 If You're Happy and You Know It
12 Bingo
12 The Wheels on the Bus
12 Old MacDonald
Stories
12 Goldilocks and the Three Bears
12 The Gingerbread Man
12 The Little Red Hen
12 The Three Little Pigs
12 How Turtles Got Their Shells
(Native American folktale)
12 Why Flies Buzz (African folktale)
12 The Lion and the Mouse
(Aesop's fable)
12 The City Mouse and the
Country Mouse (Aesop's fable)
History
12 The First Thanksgiving
12 George Washington and
the Cherry Tree
12 Betsy Ross and the American Flag
12 Abraham Lincoln,
Log Cabin President
12 Martin Luther King, Jr.,
A Man of Peace
Science
12 Animals are Living Things
Animals have different kinds
of bodies
Animals move in different ways
Animals have ways to protect
Themselves
Animals eat plants or other animals
Animals grow up and change
as they grow
Some animals live and work together
Animals live in different habitats
12 Humans are Special Animals
Humans are adapable
Humans have amazing bodies
Humans use five senses
Humans have babies
Humans want to stay healthy
12 Plants are Living Things
There are many different kinds of
plants
Plants have different parts
Most plants start growing from seeds
Plants go through stages as they grow
Plants make food for people
Plants are important in our world
12 Water Is Important
Water can take different forms
Some things float, some things sink
12 Light Helps Us See
People turn on lights at night
Light passes through some things but
not through others
12 Air Is Invisible, But It's Everywhere
Air takes up space
Moving air makes sounds
Air can push things when it moves
Art
12 Noah's Ark by Edward Hicks
12 The New Pets by Emile Munier
12 The Old Stagecoach
by Jonathan Eastman Johnson
12 Domino Players by Horace Pippin
12 Sunday after the Sermon
by Romare Bearden
12 The Snail by H enri Matisse
12 People and Dog in Sun by Joan Miro
12 Senecio by Paul Klee
12 The Sleeping Gypsy
by Henri Rousseau
12 Rhythm by Sonia Delaunay
12 The Little Dancer by Edgar Degas
12 Blue Hippo
What Parents of Preschoolers
Need to Know
12 Choosing a Preschool for Your Child
12 Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?
12 Reading Aloud with Your Child
12 Enjoying Music With
Your Preschooler
12 Resources
12 Great Books for Preschoolers
12 Great Music for Preschoolers
12 A Note to Parents and Teachers
12 About the Core Knowledge Foundation
12 About the Authors
12 About the Illustrators
12 Credits

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Reading (Preschool).
Language arts (Preschool).
Reading -- Parent participation.