Cause & Effect
Picture Books & Resources
Cause and effect is a complex concept for children to understand. Teachers and parents teach cause and effect through everyday actions, for example, telling them if they do ‘this’ then they can do ‘that’. Help children develop a deeper understanding of how one action affects the next with these books. Also, check out the resources below for more information about how you can teach cause and effect at home or in the classroom.
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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!
Huff Post: How to Teach Your Child Cause and Effect
1 to 1 Therapy: The Importance of Teaching Your Child Cause and Effect
Education: A Child’s World of Cause and Effect
California Department of Education: Cause and Effect Toddler Learning & Development Foundations
Learning and the Brain: “Explain Yourself”: A Powerful Strategy for Teaching Children Cause and Effect
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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