Barnyard Dance!

Citation: Boynton, S. (1993). Barnyard dance!. Workman Publishing Co.

Ages: 1 – 4

Grades: PreK 

Description:  Boynton’s Barnyard Dance! is one of the best selling children’s books of all time. With it’s catchy rhymes, playful illustrations, and funky dance steps, Barnyard Dance! invites readers and listeners onto the farm for a hoedown. Readers can join the farm animals, including cows, pigs, chickens, ducks, and bunnies for a lively square dance.

Uses: Barnyard Dance! is a great book for teaching students about animals through a dance-centric storytime. Librarians/teachers can read the story and ask children to shake and move along with the different animals.

Review Sources:

(1994). Barnyard Dance! (Book Review). Parents.

Barnyard Dance! (Book Review). Publishers Weekly.

Tags:  rhyme, animals, dance, animal movements

Published by

Megan Threats

Sch of Inform and Libr Science