Grades 1 & up. Encourage children to exchange negative behavior for positive choices in the Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders Board Game. As they take on the roles of bullies, victims, and bystanders in this board game children will learn empathy, skills to overcome and prevent bullying, and communication skills. This game offers a lighthearted way to start a tough discussion on the effects of bullying and the importance of treating peers with kindness. Use this board game in small groups or… More »
4 years & up. This set of beginning readers will introduce kids to many friends who have a range of abilities. Each book is full of vibrant, full color photos paired to text that engages readers as they learn how to empathetic to their new friends. Grades K - 3. 24 pages. Set of 6 books.
Grades K - 3. A follow-up story to the original Vincent and Viola, "The Moon Is Broke Together" reinforces the concept of the moon phases in conjunction with the fraction of the moon that is lit at each phase. The same two lovable characters take us through the discovery of a pattern found in both the moon phases and the fractions that represent each phase! The mathematics and science concepts incorporated in this book are right on target for 3-5 Common Core Standards. Don't miss out… More »
4 years & up. Even children have obstacles to overcome and this book set is actually honest, light, and direct. With issues ranging from asthma, diabetes, autism, Down's syndrome, handicapped, blind and poor eyesight. Each book has a desire for all children to learn and play, and to be accepted for themselves as other children are.
Grades 1 - 5. Addressing morals, manners, empathy, friendship, showing and managing emotions, these games encourage discussion among children about proper social behavior as they strive to find the best solution to problems. These games cover socially challenging situations and together the group decides upon the best action. This encourages all players to communicate, listen and participate in the game. Set contains six game boards, 24 counters, one die, and one spinner.
4 years & up. Share and Take Turns by Cheri J. Meiners. Sharing is a social skill that all children need to learn. Concrete examples and reinforcing illustrations help children practice sharing, understand how and why to share, and realize the benefits of sharing. Includes a section with discussion questions, games, and activities adults can use to reinforce what children have learned. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 years & up. Know and Follow Rules by Cheri. J. Meiners. A child who doesn't follow rules is always in trouble. This book starts with simple reasons why we have rules: to help us stay safe, learn, be fair, and get along. Then, it presents four basic rules: "Listen," "Best Work," "Hands and Body to Myself," and "Please and Thank You." The focus throughout is on the positive sense of pride that comes with learning to follow rules. Includes a section of… More »
4 years & up. Cool Down and Work Through Anger by Cheri J. Meiners. It's never too early to teach children to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in appropriate ways. Children learn that it is okay to feel angry, but it is not okay to hurt anyone with actions or words. This book helps children discover concrete skills for working through anger: self-calming, thinking, getting help from a trusted person, talking and listening, apologizing, being patient,… More »
4 years & up. Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi. This book teaches children learn that violence is never okay. Children can learn to manage their anger and other strong feelings. Hands are capable of positive, loving actions such as playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, and much more! Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters. Paperback. 40 pages.
2 years & up. This set of 24 wooden tiles represents 12 different emotions that children can learn to identify and recognize. Additional learning takes place when children match the emotions with the emotions on the board.
1 year & up. Just breathe! Temper tantrums and meltdowns are no laughing matter. Many young children act out because they do not know how to express themselves or handle their strong emotions and it causes misery all around. This constructive book is packed full of beautiful illustrations and rhythmic text that will help encourage children to work through their strong emotions in a calm and controlled way. They need to know that they can access a quiet, safe space to cry, ask for hugs, and… More »