All About Me Preschool Theme

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With school around the corner and many new families beginning their own journey in homeschooling, we thought it would be a good start to introduce the All About Me theme. While it is mostly geared towards preschoolers, you can use these sources to go beyond.

We do hope to inspire and provide resources. We have added a subscription service which has coloring pages, worksheets and far more (you can find at the end of this post). We want to also suggest exploring and up lifting. your children. Take opportunities to explore life, interest and allow them to learn more about themselves. You can use this resources yearly or even do a beginning of the year version and end of the year. You can show them the differences in how they see themselves. Anyway, use the table of contents as need to plan your lesson and check out more of our resources as needed. See you soon.

Books

What I Like About Me! Teacher Edition: A Book Celebrating Differences by Allia Zobel Nolan

Helping children learn about diversity, while fostering self-esteem, is what this super-sized Teacher Classroom Pack is all about. Teachers can read the rhyming text of the award-winning What I Like About Me! and use the oversized book to focus on differences in nationality, appearance, food, and more. Inviting children to look in the giant mirror will encourage them to think and talk about what they like best about themselves. 

Marvelous Me by Brandon Reibeling

Alex is a marvelous little boy who is just like other people in some ways, such as getting angry sometimes, but also unique because of his special laugh, his grizzly hugs, and his own interesting thoughts. Includes activities

All About Me by Celia Kibler

This fun, easy to read, rhyming story is all about a child’s world and what they find in their home and in their life. All About Me helps kids to understand routines and schedules by reviewing a day in the life of a child and all the interesting parts that make up that day.This book helps children to learn gratitude for what fills their life and what makes every day special and a reason to celebrate.All About Me is also a fun way to encourage your kids to talk and learn words by pointing to pictures and asking them to say what they are; or suggesting an item and having them find the item on a page. This book encourages children to talk to others and learn more about what fills their lives; discovering what is the same and what is different.Benefits of this book for your children:•Teaches to appreciate what they have and realize how fortunate they are to have them•Teaches respect for their belongings and the belongings of others•Teaches kindness for others•Teaches a child to be grateful for their lives•Develops curiosity, imagination and creativity•Promotes love of family and home•Enhances language development and cognitive skills•Empowers children with the desire to always learn more•Helps children to understand how much there is that fills up each dayAfter reading this book with your child, I encourage you to continue to find different things that you both can point out throughout your home, the park or on a walk together. Every experience is a learning opportunity for your child. Be sure to encourage conversation when you are together during all activities. A fun way to use this book, is to create a scavenger hunt out of the things in this book or go a step further and create your own scavenger hunt for inside or outside play.If they are talking, have them say what things are or if they’re just starting to talk, repeat what something is and encourage them to repeat after you.Discovering more about the world around them, creates a child that is inquisitive and welcomes learning about new things every day.

My Book About Me by Dr. Seuss

How tall are YOU? How many teeth do YOU have? Where do YOU live? What do YOU like to eat? 

Kids will answer these questions and more, celebrating their unique selves while creating their very own biographies in this classic activity book from Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Roy Mckie. With fill-in-the-blanks, lists, check boxes, and drawing prompts, this book allows readers to write and draw right on the fun-filled pages! From the number of freckles you have, to the kind of house you live in, to the silly animal sounds you can make, Dr. Seuss guides kids through an interactive reading experience with a creative spark. The perfect gift for special birthdays or for year-round fun, this book will hold special memories long after it’s filled in.

I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves—inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what!

Here’s a little girl who knows what really matters. At once silly and serious, Karen Beaumont’s joyous rhyming text and David Catrow’s vibrant illustrations unite in a book that is sassy, soulful . . . and straight from the heart.

National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me by National Kids

Filled with gorgeous photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, this book introduces curious children to the parts of the human body.

We’re Different, We’re the Same (Sesame Street) by Bobbi Kates

Elmo and his Sesame Street friends help teach toddlers and the adults in their lives that everyone is the same on the inside, and it’s our differences that make this wonderful world, which is home to us all, an interesting—and special—place. This enduring, colorful, and charmingly illustrated book offers an easy, enjoyable way to learn about differences—and what truly matters. We’re Different, We’re the Same is an engaging read for toddlers and adults alike that reinforces how we all have the same needs, desires, and feelings.

I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson

Meet Nancy Carlson’s peppy pig—a character who is full of good feelings about herself. Her story will leave little ones feeling good about themselves, too!

All People Are Beautiful – Children’s Diversity Book That Teaches Acceptance and Belonging, and How to Feel Comfortable In the Skin You Live In – A Child’s First Conversation About Race by Vincent Kelly

Kids recognize differences from a very early age. Follow along as kids are introduced to many multicultural differences, highlighting why they make us unique. Through creative rhymes and colorful illustrations, children will delight in finding ways to honor how being human brings us together.

It’s OK to be Different: A Children’s Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness by Sharon Purtill

Every Child is Unique! Whether they are big or small, short or tall, like to swim, dance, sing or bike. Perhaps they have a special need or disability, or have a different ethnic background. Maybe they wear glasses, talk differently or require a wheelchair to get around. The truth is that all children are different and their individuality should be celebrated, not shunned. And this inspiring and brightly illustrated rhyming picture book does just that.

By highlighting the ways kids are different from one another it helps children to accept themselves and others as the beautifully unique individuals that they are. It’s OK to be Different encourages kids to be kind and befriend those who are different from themselves, showing young children that they don’t have to look alike or enjoy doing the same activities to be kind to one another.

Different Like Me (Our Daily Bread for Kids Presents) by Xochitl Dixon

Sometimes the things that make us different can leave us feeling like a fish out of water. Take your child on this whimsical  journey where each unique child works with the others to launch a giant colorful fish balloon. Along the way, the children learn to celebrate differences and uncover what they all have in common, so that even a “fish out of water” finds belonging. 

Different Like Me by Xochitl Dixon features a wonderful variety of children with unique qualities. It is based on a story she wrote years ago to explain to her own children the beauty of God’s diverse world. You’ll also enjoy the engaging questions you can use to start conversations about diversity with the children in your own life.

In Different Like Me, you’ll discover:

  • The beauty of diversity—cultural, physical, and more
  • Rhyming words and a repetitive refrain  that capture kids’ attention
  • Conversation-starting questions around the topic of diversity
  • A valuable addition to school, church, and home libraries 
  • A perfect picture book for children 8 and under

My Magical Gifts – The Magic of Me Series – The Number 1 Personal Growth Series for Confident, Happy, and Healthy Children! by Becky Cummings

Children will learn ways they can give to the important people in their lives such as teachers, siblings, grandparents, neighbors, and more.  

My Magical Gifts is the experience children need to develop compassion towards others and self-confidence. It is the fourth book in The Magic of Me Series, books to empower young minds to think big!

A perfect book for boys and girls ages 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8. Get the child or classroom teacher in your life a copy today!

If you loved other books to inspire young thinkers to greatness such as My Magical Words, My Magical Choices, My Magical Dreams, I Wish You More, The Wonderful Things You Will Be, Oh, the Places You ll Go!, or The Giving Tree, then this book will be the perfect addition to your child’s library collection.

All by Myself by Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter wants to show you all the things he can do for himself in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s tying his shoes, coloring a picture, or riding his bike, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to teach children about independence!

Kindness is my Superpower: A children’s Book About Empathy, Kindness and Compassion (My Superpower Books) by Alicia Ortego

Are you one of 90 percent of parents, saying that their top priorities for their kids is to be caring? This makes sense: Kindness and concern for others are held as moral virtues in nearly every society and every major religion.

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox

Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different from each other. But inside, they are all alike.

Stirring words and bold paintings weave their way around our earth, across cultures and generations and remind children to accept differences, to recognize similarities, and—most importantly—to rejoice in both.

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz

Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades.

Through the eyes of a little girl who begins to see her familiar world in a new way, this book celebrates the differences and similarities that connect all people.

Music

Activities

Free Printable All About Me Worksheet – Maple Planners

All About Me Activity Printable

“All About Me printable worksheets are the perfect activity for the first day of school. Simply download, print, and let the fun begin.” – Kim

All About Me Self Portrait free printable – Simply Full of Delight

All about Me Self Portrait (free printable) - a fun back to school activity for preschool and kindergarten.  First day of school worksheet

“Get ready for the first day of school with this All About Me Self Portrait free printable. This is a great back to school activity for preschool and kindergarten!” – Crystal

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