Picture Books & Resources
Commitment involves dedication to completing a task. It requires perseverance, self-discipline and responsibility. Adults can support this important attitude in children by being good role models. Show them what it means to commit to an activity even if it is challenging. Picture books are perfect conversation starters and these books are no exception. They illustrate characters committed to personal learning, using self-discipline, responsibility and determination in positive ways.
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!
Big Life Journal: How To Raise Resilient Kids Who Never Give Up
Parents: Raise a Kid Who Won’t Give Up
Kids Matter Australia: Resilience
Parents: How to Teach Kids Perseverance and Goal-Setting
Kids’ Health: Resilience – don’t let things get you down
Child Mind Institute: Stress and Resilience articles
PBS Parents: Try, Try Again: Helping Your Five-Year-Old Develop Grit
Bright Horizons: Encouraging Grit and Teaching Perseverance to Children
HuffPost: Kids And Patience
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 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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