A great way to prepare kids for starting kindergarten, is to let them experience it through stories. Here is a collection of books featuring familiar characters, rhyme and humor, understanding and empathy to help your child know what to expect in kindergarten.
Social emotional lessons in my go-to book for teaching Concepts of Print.
It was just recently that I discovered the social emotional lessons in my go to book for teaching Concepts of Print. A few years ago, I was thrilled to discover that The Monster at the End of This Book had been brought to life, still as a storybook, through animation. Here is just a taste Read More…
Children’s books for explaining emotions (and link to freebie)!
Children’s books for explaining emotions! Talking about feelings is more comfortable when stories start the conversation. These children’s books explain emotions gently and provide a natural transition into discussions about self-acceptance, empathy, kindness, love and friendship. I hope you enjoy them as much as we have. Lots of Feelings is a great book to introduce Read More…
Children’s books for savoring summer!
Summer themed children’s stories to flood the senses with sights, sounds, smells and warmth of summer!
Great books to prepare kids for Fire Drills
Looking for some great books to help your students prepare for Fire Drills? Fire Drills can cause a great deal of anxiety to those who do not know what to expect, or who struggle with a change in routine. Here are books I return to year after year that help prepare kids for Fire Drills.