Picture Books & Resources
Learning to share can be a challenge for any child but it is an important skill for them to master. It helps them develop good relationships, particularly at school. These picture books focus on compromise, sharing and collaboration. Many involve siblings and friends working on their social and sharing skills. Others show characters struggling to compromise. They also cover themes of harmony and being reflective.
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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!
Kids’ Health: Let’s Cooperate
No Bullying: Teaching Kids the Basics of Cooperation
Sandbox Learning: Fun Activities for Teaching Cooperation
Care: How to Encourage Cooperative Play in Your Child
Kids Health: Getting Along Teacher’s Guide
Family Education: Teaching Kids to Negotiate
LiveStrong: Compromise Activities for Children
Family Times: The Art of Compromise
Character: Sharing in the Classroom lesson plan
Good Character: Teaching Guide COOPERATION for grades K-5
Edutopia: Common Ground- Teaching Kids the Benefits Of Working Together
Character First Education: Flexibility – Ideas, videos and free downloads
Scholastic: Activity Plan: Community Cooperation – Today’s News
Scholastic: Building Cooperation Skills In and Out of the Early Childhood Classroom
Nestle Healthy Active Kids: It’s a team effort! lesson
Character: Turn-Taking and Choosing Who Goes First: Playing Fair lesson plan
Northern Ireland Curriculum: Caring and Sharing unit
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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