6 Delightful Kids Books About Pooping, Digestion, and Constipation

How does our body make poop? And why do we need to get it out our bottoms? Learning about poop can be empowering and fun for the whole family! Kids books about pooping can help everyone learn about the amazing digestive system. When kids understand why they need to poop, their bellies will be more comfortable. Going to the bathroom regularly is also very important for getting rid of painful poops from constipation. Teachers and doctors can also share these books with their young patients.

Children’s Books About Pooping for Toddlers and Preschoolers

These light-hearted books introduce the concept of pooping in the potty to young children.

Where the Poop? Picture book about how animals and people poop

Where the Poop?

With interactive flaps and beautiful, realistic illustrations, children can discover that all types of animals – including people – have a place to poop. Kangaroos in the outback, penguins on ice, and people in bathrooms. Under each flap, kids also get to see poop in different shapes, sizes, and colors!

What is Poo? Usborne Life-the-Flap Very First Questions and Answers

What is Poo? Very First Questions and Answers

This adorable board book has engaging flaps for curious kids on every page. The question-and-answer format encourages children to wonder about their “poo”. Where did it come from? And where does it go after it comes out of our body? This book is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who are getting ready for potty learning.

Children’s Books About Digestion and Constipation

Where does food go after we eat? And how does it turn into poop? These books take kids on a tour of the gastrointestinal tract. Kids will can also learn about how to prevent constipation, a common problem for people of all ages.

From Chewing to Pooing - picture book about the digestive system

From Chewing to Pooing

Food’s journey through the body is revealed through clever rhyme in this book about the digestive system. Kids will discover what happens to food after they’re done chewing and how food travels down the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. They also learn why it’s important to get the poop waste out of the body. Bright cartoon illustrations accompany the positive language. The back of the book has more scientific details, including a chart of fiber-rich foods.

It Hurts When I Poop! Picture book about constipation by pediatrician Dr. Howard Bennett

It Hurts When I Poop! A Story for Children Who Are Scared to Use the Potty

Through creative storytelling, a doctor helps a little boy named Rick overcome his fear of pooping in the potty. The kid-friendly diagrams and analogy of “cleaning out the trash” can help children understand how to listen to their body and get the poop out. The book also offers suggestions for foods that tend to make poop harder or softer.

Books for Big Kids About the Digestive System

Does your kid want more details about digestion and nutrition? These books will fill up your mind with fascinating facts!

Human Body Learning Lab Anatomy Book for Kids

Human Body Learning Lab

This hands-on anatomy book covers every major organ system, including the digestive system! With colorful diagrams and interesting experiments, kids can have fun learning about the winding path that food takes. The difference between normal poop, constipation, and diarrhea are also illustrated, and kids will discover why it’s important to keep a poop diary!

Big Book of Farty Facts - funny book for middle grade elementary school kids

Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guide to the Science, History, and Art of Farting

This silly book is filled with entertaining facts about the science and history of farting. Kids can learn why we fart, what’s in a fart, and which foods and drinks that make the most gaseous farts. The book also compares human farts to animal farts and many more details than you will ever need to know!

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