Picture Books & Resources
As adults, we want children to show sensitivity and kindness to the feelings of others. We can encourage children in our care to help those in need, be concerned at others unhappiness and understand how our actions affect people. Parents and teachers should model caring behaviour by helping people in need, being sensitive to the feelings of others and using respectful words. Reinforce a caring attitude by reading the books below that promote sensitive behaviour.
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These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Character: Celebrating Caring and Kindness lesson plan
State of New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education: Lessons on Friendship, Respect, Tolerance, Holocaust/Genocide K-G4
TES: Caring for Animals lesson plans and resources
Ned’s Kindness Adventure: Primary and Intermediate lessons focusing on kindness and compassion
All About Animals: Caring for Animals
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 400 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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