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Stuck by Oliver Jeffers Teaching Activities

Stuck by Oliver Jeffers Teaching Activities

907 shares Last Updated on 25 November 2021 by Kirsten Stuck by Oliver Jeffers Teaching Activities Do your students struggle with perseverance and problem-solving? Stuck by Oliver Jeffers is a funny picture book that promotes cause and effect, commitment, perseverance Read More … ….
I am Enough by Grace Byers Teaching Resources

I Am Enough by Grace Byers Teaching Resources

Last Updated on 22 November 2021 by Kirsten I Am Enough by Grace Byers Teaching Resources Do your students struggle with their self-esteem? Read on to find I Am Enough activities and comprehension questions to promote self-acceptance, self-worth and positive Read More … ….
Picture Books to Teach Retelling

Picture Books to Teach Retelling a Story in the Classroom

Last Updated on 18 November 2021 by Kirsten Picture Books to Teach Retelling in the Classroom Retelling a story is the reader’s account of what happened in a book. These picture books help teach this important comprehension strategy. Why Use Read More … ….
Picture Books to Teach Inference in the Classroom

Picture Books to Teach Inference in the Classroom

Last Updated on 10 November 2021 by Kirsten Picture Books to Teach Inference in the Classroom Teaching inference is not an easy task. These picture books are a great way to teach inference to your students, no matter their age. Read More … ….
Picture Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom

Children’s Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom

Last Updated on 8 November 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom Using picture books to teach character traits helps your students identify a deeper understanding of characters, even if the author doesn’t specifically state Read More … ….
Children’s Books About Kindness and Thoughtfulness

Children’s Books About Kindness and Thoughtfulness

Last Updated on 5 November 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books About Kindness and Thoughtfulness Kindness is a simple but powerful action for the giver and receiver, but it isn’t always easy for children. These children’s books about kindness promote compassion, Read More … ….
The Proudest Blue Activities and Comprehension Activities

The Proudest Blue Activities and Comprehension Questions

Last Updated on 31 October 2021 by Kirsten The Proudest Blue Activities and Comprehension Questions How do you teach your students about discrimination and bullying? Read on to find The Proudest Blue activities and comprehension questions that focus on identity, Read More … ….
Children’s Books about Building a Sense of Community

Children’s Books about Building a Sense of Community

Last Updated on 27 October 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books about Building a Sense of Community These children’s books about community show positive examples of community building. Your students will see how they can work together to support others and Read More … ….
Books about Facing Fears with Courage

Picture Books about Facing Fears with Courage

Last Updated on 13 October 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books About Facing Fears With Courage Fear appears in many shapes and sizes. Children’s books about facing fears with courage will help your students recognise they are not alone in their Read More … ….
Christmas Picture Books

Fun and Festive Christmas Picture Books for Children​

Last Updated on 15 October 2021 by Kirsten Fun and Festive Christmas Picture Books for Children​ Christmas in the classroom is often full of over-excited students in your classroom! Have some downtime and enjoy these fun Christmas picture books. Why Read More … ….
Children’s Books about Bullying and Feeling Left Out

Children’s Books about Bullying and Feeling Left Out

Last Updated on 8 November 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books about Bullying and Feeling Left Out Using children’s books about bullying and feeling left out is a sensitive way to raise a difficult topic in the classroom and improve the Read More … ….
Chrysanthemum Activities and Comprehension Questions

Chrysanthemum Activities and Comprehension Questions

Last Updated on 23 October 2021 by Kirsten Chrysanthemum Activities and Comprehension Questions How do you help your students deal with bullying in the classroom? Read on to find Chrysanthemum activities and comprehension questions that focus on identity, relationship skills Read More … ….
Picture Books about Overcoming Challenges with Resilience

Picture Books about Overcoming Challenges with Resilience

Last Updated on 27 September 2021 by Kirsten Picture Books about Overcoming Challenges with Resilience Resilience helps us power through or bounce back from challenging circumstances. By reading picture books about resilience and overcoming challenges, your students will see characters Read More … ….
Diverse Autumn and Fall Picture Books

22 Diverse Autumn and Fall Picture Books

Last Updated on 20 September 2021 by Kirsten Diverse Autumn and Fall Picture Books A new academic year means autumn is just around the corner. Read about this beautiful season with these fall picture books for children. Why You Should Read More … ….
How to Save Money Making a Book Character Costume

Save Money On Easy Book Character Day Costumes

Last Updated on 18 September 2021 by Kirsten Save Money On Easy Book Character Day Costumes Help inspire students to make their own book character day costume. Share the tips below to motivate them to create money-saving and easy book Read More … ….
Spooky and Scary Stories for Children

25 Spooky and Scary Stories for Children (and Adults!)

Last Updated on 20 September 2021 by Kirsten 25 Spooky and Scary Stories for Children This collection of spooky children’s books will excite those students of yours who love the anticipation and excitement of listening to scary stories. Spooky Stories Read More … ….
Children’s Books about Gratitude and Thankfulness

Children’s Books about Gratitude and Thankfulness

Last Updated on 18 September 2021 by Kirsten Children’s Books about Gratitude and Thankfulness Expressing a sense of gratitude and thankfulness makes us happier and healthier by appreciating what is around us. These children’s books about gratitude will inspire your Read More … ….
Homemade and Easy Book Character Costumes For Teachers

Homemade and Easy Book Character Costumes For Teachers

Last Updated on 9 October 2021 by Kirsten Homemade and Easy Book Character Costumes For Teachers Struggling to think of a book character costume and need one quickly? Scroll down to be inspired by creative, homemade and easy book character Read More … ….
37 Picture Books on Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence

37 Picture Books on Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence

Last Updated on 16 August 2021 by admin 37 Picture Books to Inspire Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem in Kids These children’s books on self-esteem promote a positive self-image, taking responsibility for their own actions, making positive life choices and standing up Read More … ….
33 Delightful Children’s Books That Inspire a Love of Reading

33 Delightful Children’s Books That Inspire a Love of Reading

Last Updated on 13 August 2021 by Kirsten 33 Delightful Children’s Books That Inspire a Love of Reading Inspire a love of reading in your classroom with these delightful books. Reading about characters who love books and reading will even Read More … ….
Picture Books about Belonging and Identity

38 Picture Books about Belonging and Community

38 Picture Books about Belonging and Identity These excellent picture books about belonging promote a sense of acceptance and community whether it is within our own family or the wider world. Belonging and Community in the Classroom How will lockdowns Read More … ….
40 of the Best Picture Books About Friendship

40 of the Best Picture Books About Friendships

Last Updated on 6 August 2021 by Kirsten 40 of the Best Picture Books About Friendship Friendships help us develop trust, compassion and a sense of belonging. These picture books about friendship show characters who share, cooperate and see events Read More … ….
33 Best Books to Ease Back to School

33 Reassuring Back to School Books

Last Updated on 30 July 2021 by Kirsten 33 Reassuring Back to School Books Going back to school or starting school is a momentous time in a child’s life. Reassure them about what to expect in new situations with these Read More … ….
20 Wonderful Books about Making Friends

31 Wonderful Books about Making Friends

Last Updated on 31 July 2021 by Kirsten 31 Wonderful Books about Making Friends Don’t let children be hard on themselves if they struggle to make new friends. These books about making friends will support your students in knowing there Read More … ….
27 Picture Books about Forgiveness and Letting Go

25 Picture Books about Forgiveness and Letting Go

Last Updated on 21 June 2021 by Kirsten 25 Picture Books about Forgiveness and Letting Go Discover picture books about forgiveness that promote understanding and tolerance in your classroom. They include characters learning to forgive, asking for forgiveness, letting go Read More … ….
27 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day

27 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day

Last Updated on 14 June 2021 by Kirsten 27 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day These diverse books for Father’s Day see dads celebrate their unconditional love for their children. They are a great way for your students to see Read More … ….
27 of the Best Summer Books for Kids

27 of the Best Summer Books for Children

Last Updated on 8 June 2021 by Kirsten 29 of the Best Summer Books for Children School’s out! The sun is shining! With no homework, it’s time for fun. Explore a wonderful collection of summer books for your students and Read More … ….
25 Diverse Children’s Books with LGBTQ Characters

25 Diverse Children’s Books with LGBTQ Characters

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 25 Diverse Children’s Books with LGBTQ Characters These wonderfully diverse picture books with LGBTQ characters can be used with children of all ages to answer questions with understanding and empathy. Celebrate Pride Read More … ….
The Best Cause And Effect Books And Resources

The Best Cause And Effect Books And Resources

Last Updated on 31 May 2021 by Kirsten The Best Cause and Effect Books and Resources Using cause and effect books with great illustrations in your classroom or school library helps students develop a deeper understanding of how one action Read More … ….
18 Endorsed and Recommended Amnesty Books for Children

18 Endorsed and Recommended Amnesty Books for Children

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 18 Amnesty Endorsed and Recommended Picture Books Amnesty endorse and recommend picture books about human rights. The Amnesty books suggested in this post ask the reader to think about how their actions Read More … ….
30 of the best Picture Books about Identity

41 of the Best Children’s Books about Identity

Last Updated on 17 August 2021 by Kirsten 41 of the Best Children’s Books about Identity A good sense of identity helps children feel more positive about themselves and more open-minded to people different from themselves. These picture books about Read More … ….
47 of the Best Immigration Picture Books

47 of the Best Immigration Books for the Classroom

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 47 of the Best Immigration Books for the Classroom Discuss the complex issue of immigration with children’s books. The following collection of immigration books focus on people fleeing their homes, arriving in Read More … ….
6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom

6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom

Last Updated on 3 May 2021 by Kirsten 6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom Inspire kids inventors in your classroom with these activities that look at the invention process, helping your students develop their own creative Read More … ….
Children’s Books About Kindness and Thoughtfulness

26 Picture Books To Inspire Acts of Kindness

Last Updated on 21 October 2021 by Kirsten 26 Picture Books To Inspire Acts of Kindness Kindness is a simple but powerful action for the giver and receiver, but it isn’t always easy for children because the world revolves around Read More … ….
23 of the Best Gardening Books for Children

23 of the Best Gardening Books for Children

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 23 of the Best Gardening Books for Children This post describes the many benefits of having children involved in gardening. Explore a list of wonderful fiction and non-fiction gardening books for children Read More … ….
Asian Authors about Asian Characters

37 Picture Books by Asian Authors about Asian Characters

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 37 Picture Books by Asian Authors about Asian Characters All these wonderful books are by Asian authors, and many Asian illustrators, about Asian characters. Many children will recognise their own lives and Read More … ….
27 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust

27 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 27 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust Explore children’s books about honesty and trust. Read about characters listening to their conscience and who understand the effects of dishonesty on others. Honesty in Read More … ….
35 Picture Books to Teach Prediction

35 Picture Books to Teach Prediction

35 Picture Books to Teach Prediction Explore picture books perfect to teach prediction. Making predictions helps your students engage with books and make connections with their own experiences and prior knowledge. Teaching Prediction in the Classroom Prediction is what the Read More … ….
Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility

Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility These environment books focus on different aspects of saving the planet including deforestation, plastic reduction and saving habitats. They explain environmental responsibility in ways for children Read More … ….
41 of the Best Picture Books about Acceptance

41 of the Best Picture Books about Acceptance

Last Updated on 25 November 2021 by Kirsten 41 of the Best Picture Books about Acceptance These books about acceptance include scenarios of self-acceptance, acceptance of others, and acceptance of situations out of our control. They focus on the importance Read More … ….
Teaching Poetry to Children Using Picture Books

Teaching Poetry to Children Using Picture Books

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten Teaching Poetry to Children Using Picture Books Teaching poetry is not every teacher’s favourite thing. Find out how poetry benefits your students along with 30 diverse poetry picture books to use in Read More … ….
How to Host a School Poetry Slam

How to Host a School Poetry Slam

Last Updated on 18 April 2021 by Kirsten How to Host a School Poetry Slam Discover how to host a school poetry slam that will build self-esteem and communication skills in your students. Includes step by step instructions. What is Read More … ….
24 Children’s Books about Adapting to Change

24 Children’s Books about Adapting to Change

Last Updated on 25 April 2021 by Kirsten 24 Children’s Books about Adapting to Change Adaptability, along with resilience & determination, help children deal with obstacles. In these picture books about adapting to change, you will find characters who face Read More … ….
Picture Books about Respect and Empathy

Picture Books about Respect and Empathy

Last Updated on 18 September 2021 by Kirsten Picture Books about Respect and Empathy Help children to respect themselves, other people and the world around them with these books about respect. Explore characters showing respect, acceptance of differences, using respectful Read More … ….
14 of the Most Delightful Easter Books for Children

14 of the Most Delightful Easter Books for Children

Last Updated on 30 March 2021 by Kirsten 14 of the Most Delightful Easter Books for Children Easter is on its way and it’s always good to have a few classroom Easter books ready to read. Whether it’s about the Read More … ….
37 Picture Books about Tolerance and Inclusion

37 Picture Books about Tolerance and Inclusion

Last Updated on 18 April 2021 by Kirsten 37 Picture Books about Tolerance and Inclusion These books about tolerance and inclusion support your students in responding to discrimination, and standing up for what’s right. Tolerance and Inclusion in the Classroom Read More … ….
28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Browse a collection of picture books that celebrate Hispanic culture, family life, people, traditions, festivals and the places they live. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Books Read More … ….
31 Picture Books about Cooperation and Teamwork

31 Picture Books about Cooperation and Teamwork

Last Updated on 25 November 2021 by Kirsten 31 Picture Books about Cooperation and Teamwork Picture books about cooperation and teamwork help children see the benefits of collaboration rather than expecting to have everything on their own terms. Books about Read More … ….
Diverse Children’s Books about Mothers

32 Diverse Children’s Books about Mothers

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Kirsten 32 Diverse Children’s Books about Mothers These diverse books about mothers celebrate their unconditional love for their children. They are a great way for your students to discuss different types of families Read More … ….
33 Picture Books about Empathy and Understanding

33 Picture Books about Empathy and Understanding

Last Updated on 25 November 2021 by Kirsten 33 Picture Books about Empathy and Understanding Books about empathy help your students understand the consequences of their actions by imagining other people’s feelings, supporting them to be reflective and open-minded. Books Read More … ….
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