Here you will find information on the books, resources, and supplies recommended for use with the Foundations & Fundamentals – Level: Orange program.

Primary Resources

Each unit in the Foundations & Fundamentals program calls for several books, at least one for each lesson. The books are grouped by lesson below. To jump to a particular lesson, click the link below.

YouTube PlayList

All of the YouTube videos referenced in this program are collected into a single playlist on the Five Senses Literature Lessons YouTube channel. You can find it here.

Lesson 1

Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

Hello Lighthouse

by Sophie Blackall

Lesson 2

Fox in Socks

by Dr. Seuss


by Mac Barnett

Lesson 3

Edward the Emu

by Sheena Knowles

Lesson 4

The Patchwork Quilt

by Valerie Flournoy

Octopus Escapes Again!

by Laurie Ellen Angus

The Quilt

by Ann Jonas

The Quiltmaker’s Gift

by Jeff Brumbeau

We’ll Paint the Octopus Red

by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen


by Mac Barnett

Lesson 5

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

by Laura Numeroff

The Gruffalo

by Julia Donaldson

Why Blue?

by Josh Tuininga

Lesson 6

Amelia Bedelia

by Peggy Parish

My Five Senses

by Aliki

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin Jr. (Author), Eric Carle (Illustrator)

Pigs Love Potatoes

by Anika Denise

Lesson 7

Go, Dog. Go!

by P. D. Eastman

Dinosaur Numbers

by David West

Green Eggs and Ham

by Dr.Seuss

Lesson 8

Inside Outside Upside Down

by Stan & Jan Berenstain

The Giant Jam Sandwich

by John Vernon Lord

Lesson 9

Exclamation Mark

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Fox in Socks

by Dr. Seuss

Lesson 10

Rainbow Stew

by Cathryn Falwell


by Gail Gibbons

Chasing Rainbows

by Tish Rabe

One Red Apple

by Harriet Ziefert

How Do Apples Grow?

by Betsy Maestro

Light Makes a Rainbow

by Sharon Coan

Lesson 11

The Bears’ Vacation

by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Diary of a Wombat

by Jackie French


by Julia Denos

Lesson 12

Little Monkey Lost

by Keith DuQuette

Quick, Little Monkey!

by Sarah L. Thomson

Caps for Sale

by Esphyr Slobodkina

Lesson 13

Extra Yarn

by Mac Barnett

Pink Is for Boys

by Robb Pearlman

Lesson 14


by Tomi Ungerer

Stone Soup

by Marcia Brown

Lesson 15

Goodnight Moon

by Margaret Wise Brown

Goodnight, Numbers

by Danica McKellar

Oodles of Noodles

by Diana Hendry

Lesson 16

On Beyond Zebra!

by Dr. Seuss

Zen Shorts 

by Jon J Muth

Supplies & Extras

Square Foam Sheets

by Crafters Square

World Globe

by TCP Global

Wall Map Mural Poster

by Swiftmaps

Tangrams Set

by Lewo

Mixed Craft Beads

by The Beadery

Wikki Stix

by WikkiStix

Mathlink Cubes

by Learning Resources

Oil Pastel Set

by Pentel

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