Summer Picture Books


Summer Picture Books

We have been amazed at how much good parenting information is in children’s picture books – books that we hope you are reading everyday to the children in your lives – your own, your class, those you take care of.  For each book, we are noting there is something in it to remind you of how to be the parent you want to be.
What’s in it for you, as you read it to young children: 
A reminder that preschool-aged children test out what it means to be mean, but you can help them learn that there are good reasons to give up being mean to be nice.
What’s in it for you, as you read it to young children: 
A reminder that the first days of school can be scary for your children at any age and that you can help them get over those fears.
What’s in it for you, as you read it to young children: 
A reminder that all children have trouble sharing, but you can help them learn that it also can be fun to share.
What’s in it for you, as you read it to young children: 
A reminder that your children need to know you love them no matter what – “On fun days and sad days and happy days and mad days….”