Picture Books That Encourage Good Behavior (11 books)Saving
5 Books to Promote Good Behavior
A patient mother llama shows her cranky son that cooperation can make even a boring trip to Shop-O-Rama fun. After being shut out of a frogs-only concert, the mice decide to put on a show of their own -- and end up making beautiful music with everyone including the frogs. The title characters have a big fight over a giant egg. When it turns out to be a ball, they learn to play with it together. Bird is having a bad day until a parade of animal pals follows him around and helps turn his frown upside down.
My kids have been there and worse, I was also one of those kids. Playground battles, circle time carpet turf wars, and the snatch of a shared toy can often incite retaliation. Fingers crossed your little one learns soon. We all do, eventually. Add to Bag. No Hitting!
Whatever it was, the feeling is the same — you get that pit in your stomach, and you start planning a lecture in your head that you will ineffectively deliver in the car on the way home. The feeling is the same. You know you want to do somethin g to help your child succeed. You want them to be happy, to make friends, and to be able to navigate this world and its messiness. But how do we do that for our kids? If something happens right in front of you, then you can intervene. With younger children, you can go through the Three Steps of Positive Discipline and with older children you can go through the 4 Steps of Positive Parenting.
Bullying, unfortunately, has become a huge problem in schools. It is so sad to turn on the news and hear about young children taking their lives due to bullying. A girl and a dragon encounter a bully knight. A roundtable discussion occurs and the bully comes to accept that everyone has a right to play. Is It Right to Fight? A First Look at Anger by Pat Thomas is an appropriate book for young children who are in need of learning that anger is normal, but that you have to resolve your anger in a peaceful manner.