November 28

Four Primary Kindness Counts Books


What Does it Mean to be Kind? 2015 Rana DiOrio

With simple, straightforward text and adorable illustrations, this book is a great go-to resource for parents and caregivers to help young children easily understand what acts of kindness are all about.


How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? 2016 Jane Yolen

Do siblings in your home ever fight over a toy? Do good friends at school ever push or call names? And do buddies also know to share, give cookies, and apologize? Come along and laugh as little ones make friends and stay friends…the dinosaur way


With a Friend by Your Side. 2015  Barbara Kerley

Help kids develop skills essential to their social and communicative development, and create a sense of belonging and security. A comprehensive afterword details the backstories of the incredible photos, which feature children and animals from around the world.


Do Nice, Be Kind, Spread Happy. Acts of Kindness for Kids 2014 Bernadette Russell

This book is jam packed with awesome activities for spreading joy and kindness throughout the land, with an extra helping of magic and mischief. Are you sneaky enough to pull off a reverse robbery, by sliding a treat into someones bag or pocket? Have you got the guts to undertake a serious smile collection mission, and smile at every stranger you see all day long? Or perhaps you could brighten up a friends day with a Happy Un-birthday card…

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Posted November 28, 2016 by acrosland in category Book Recommendations

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Anna Crosland, Teacher-Librarian in B.C. Canada: Focus on Personal and Social Core Competencies, Layering Authentic Indigenous Resources into the Curriculum, MakerEd and Digital Creation, Inclusiveness, Empowerment, Diversity and lots of Reading