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Move! Stories & Activities for Kids

05/01/2022 | Online Storytime

Get up, get out, and get moving! Exercise does all kinds of good things for a child's body. It reduces the risk of many illnesses as well as improving mood and sleep. It is great for relieving stress, and it's fun!

Listen to author Yuyi Morales read Niño Wrestles the World, the story of a Lucha Libre champion! Niño has impressive moves and has no trouble besting opponents bitter than himself...but when his little sisters get up from their nap he has to call on every trick and skill he knows!

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Click on a book cover to read or listen to another story.

The Bicycle LessonEmma and Julia Love BalletGame ChangersNino Wrestles the WorldBee Calm the Buzz on YogaHula Hula QueenMax Explains EverythingHow Do You Move?Como te muevesHop Hop HopscotchGetting to the GameMy helmetMove!MoverseWe Love SoccerSwimming Across the Ocean

Take a Walk and Read a Story!

Take a walk and read a story as you go! We invite you to visit StoryWalk® in Ruckle Street Park at 3025 Ruckle Street. Stroll through the park and read a book displayed in mounted frames.

Try an @Home Activity

Try one of these online or printable activities at home for even more fun. Children's book illustrator Brian Biggs is wonderful in his video that teaches children how to draw a bicycle or tricycle.

Read More!

It's Yoga Time for Kids

Yoga is an excellent way to relax and collect your thoughts and feelings. This practice also has the same benefits for children. These books are great for starting Yoga with your children. IndyPL_BambiP

Yoga Frog

Carpenter, Nora

There are so many reason I love this book. For one who doesn't love frogs, and for two its a very easy to understand way to teach children some basic yoga poses.


Tieck, Sarah

This book has a great explanation of what yoga is and why someone would choose to practice yoga.

Yoga for Fun!

Studelska, Jana Voelke

This book contains information about what yoga is, various types of yoga practices and an introduction to some basic yoga poses.