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25 Children’s Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom

25 Children’s Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom

Children’s Books for Teaching Character Traits in the Classroom Using picture books for teaching character traits helps students identify a deeper understanding of characters, even if the author doesn’t explicitly state them. Teaching Character Traits Teaching character traits can be Read More … ….
32 of the Best Self-Awareness Books for Children

32 of the Best Self-Awareness Books for Children

32 of the Best Self-Awareness Books for Children These self-awareness books show characters who recognise their own feelings and behaviour and how they affect others. They illustrate how these feelings influence their choices and any consequences. Self-Awareness Children who show Read More … ….
Resources to Promote Children’s Self-Awareness Skills

Resources to Promote Children’s Self-Awareness Skills

Resources to Promote Children’s Self-Awareness Skills These resources support self-awareness skills, including developing empathetic attitudes to build positive relationships, identifying and controlling emotions and reflecting on choices and their consequences. Self-Awareness Skills Self-awareness is one of five components of social Read More … ….
Resources for Teaching Social Skills in the Classroom

Resources for Teaching Social Skills in the Classroom

Resources for Teaching Social Skills in the Classroom Teaching social skills gives your students’ crucial skills and strategies to use throughout their life. These resources are a proactive way to promote positive relationship skills in your classroom. SEL and Relationship Read More … ….
30 Books about Cooperation and Relationship Skills

30 Books about Cooperation and Relationship Skills

30 Books about Cooperation and Relationship Skills Teaching relationship skills gives your students’ crucial skills and strategies they will use throughout their life. These books are a significant way to show them positive relationship skills in action. Relationship Skills Healthy Read More … ….
Resources for Promoting Mindfulness in the Classroom

Resources for Promoting Mindfulness in the Classroom

Resources for Promoting Mindfulness in the Classroom Mindfulness takes practice but it is well worth it to give children ways to cope when they are feeling stressed or have a lack of focus. Explore mindfulness resources to use in your Read More … ….
24 Children’s Books on Mindfulness & Meditation

24 Children’s Books on Mindfulness & Meditation

24 Children’s Books on Mindfulness and Meditation Mindfulness helps children reduce anxiety, improve resilience and increase their self-confidence. These children’s books on mindfulness and meditation are a great way to introduce positive techniques to cope during challenging situations. What Is Read More … ….
The 5 Stages of Reading Development

The 5 Stages of Reading Development

The 5 Stages of Reading Development The 5 stages of reading development are a continuum that children move through as their reading skills become proficient and they learn, practice and master a multitude of reading strategies. Reading Development “Reading is Read More … ….
Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors

Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors

Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors Reading strategies to help when children make reading errors post provides guidance on how you can positively support children when they make reading mistakes. Strategies For Reading Comprehension Learning to read involves Read More … ….
Fighting Prejudice with Anti-Racism Books for Kids

Fighting Prejudice with Anti-Racism Books for Kids

Fighting Prejudice with Anti-Racism Books for Kids Conservations about race need to start early and continue throughout a child’s life. Support the fight against prejudice with these wonderful anti-racism books. They are suitable for children of different ages and with Read More … ….
Teaching Tolerance and Talking to Children About Racism

Teaching Tolerance and Talking to Children About Racism

Teaching Tolerance and Talking to Children About Racism Use the suggested resources for teaching tolerance, and discussing diversity and inequalities. They present a powerful starting point for challenging discussions about prejudice, racism and intolerance. Discrimination is all around us, so Read More … ….
Resources for Teaching Honesty in the Classroom

Resources for Teaching Honesty in the Classroom

Resources for Teaching Honesty in the Classroom Explore books and resources for teaching honesty in the classroom, including picture books, short videos, activities and discussion questions. Teaching Honesty in the Classroom I am sure you have all had students in Read More … ….
23 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust

23 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust

23 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 the Classroom Telling the truth isn’t always natural Read More … ….
32 Reassuring Back to School Books

32 Reassuring Back to School Books

32 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 great back to school books. Starting school is Read More … ….
25 Picture Books about Forgiveness and Letting Go

25 Picture Books about Forgiveness and Letting Go

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 of grudges and seeing forgiveness as a positive Read More … ….
Identity Books and Resources for the Classroom

Identity Books and Resources for the Classroom

Identity Books and Resources for the Classroom Discover picture books and resources to sensitively teach about identity in your classroom. Children often suffer from anxiety because they feel different. This post is filled with identity book recommendations embracing who we Read More … ….
21 Diverse Children’s Books with LGBTQ Characters

21 Diverse Children’s Books with LGBTQ Characters

21 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 their questions with understanding and empathy. Celebrate Pride Month (and every month) with LGBTQ Characters Read More … ….
Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility

Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility

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 of different ages to understand. Environmental Responsibility More Read More … ….
4 Recycling Books that Inspire Generosity and Charity

4 Recycling Books that Inspire Generosity and Charity

4 Recycling Books that Inspire Generosity and Charity Use these recycling books to start a discussion about recycling for charity. The picture books highlight appreciation, compassion and generosity. Recycling for Charity Let’s talk about how we can use picture books Read More … ….
26 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day

26 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day

26 Diverse Children’s Books for Father’s Day These diverse books for Father’s Day celebrate their unconditional love for their children. They are a great way for your students to see different types of families from different cultures. Diverse Books for Read More … ….

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