Picture Books & Resources
Risk-takers approach new and unfamiliar situations with confidence and enthusiasm. They seek new ideas, make good decisions and communicate their opinions. There is a large collection of books related to risk-takers. Follow characters who explore new environments and ideas, who are courageous and stand up for their beliefs.
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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!
IB Community Blog: Risk-taking: What does it mean to you?
Novak Djokovic Foundation: The Art of Learning
Psychology Today: Tips for raising a can-do kid
PBS Parents: Raising a Courageous Five-Year-Old
Yes*Safe Choices: Tips to Help Teach Bravery
PBS Parents: Helping Your Five-Year-Old Develop Independence and Self-Confidence
Balanced and Barefoot: Reasonable Risk-Taking: Why Your Children Need to Take Them
Bright Horizons: How Unstructured Play Can Encourage Healthy Risk-Taking in Children
The Conversation: Why kids need risk, fear and excitement in play
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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