Join In and Play

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575428024

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 4639

It’s fun to make friends and play with others, but it’s not always easy to do. You have to make an effort, and you have to know the rules—like ask before joining in, take turns, play fair, and be a good sport. This book teaches the basics of cooperation, getting along, making friends, and being a friend. Includes ideas for games adults can use with kids to reinforce the skills being taught.
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Talk and Work It Out

Author: Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575425254

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 9907

Clear, simple language and realistic illustrations teach children the process of peaceful conflict resolution.
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Share and Take Turns

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575427973

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 7443

Sharing is a social skill all children need to learn—the sooner the better. Concrete examples and reinforcing illustrations help children practice sharing, understand how and why to share, and realize the benefits of sharing. Includes a note to teachers and parents, additional information for adults, and activities.
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Be Polite and Kind

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575428031

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8098

When children are kind, courteous, and respectful, people enjoy being around them and reciprocate with the same behavior. This book helps kids understand the importance of showing politeness, speaking kindly, using basic courtesies (“please,” “thank you,” “excuse me”), and respecting the feelings of others. Scenarios and role-play activities help adults reinforce the book’s lessons.
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Learning to Be a Good Friend

A Guidebook for Kids

Author: Christine A Adams

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497682967

Category: Self-Help

Page: 32

View: 4339

Learning to Be a Good Friend allows adults to show kids how to cultivate friendship. It discusses behaviors that foster friendships, as well as those that drive friends away. It illustrates the pitfalls of peer pressure, and what to do when you can’t find a friend or have lost your best friend.
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Cool Down and Work Through Anger

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575425475

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 6360

Everyone gets angry, so it’s never too early for children to learn to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in helpful, appropriate ways. Children learn that it is okay to feel angry—but not okay to hurt anyone with actions or words. They discover concrete skills for working through anger: self-calming, thinking, getting help from a trusted person, talking and listening, apologizing, being patient, and viewing others positively. Reassuring and supportive, the book helps preschool and primary-age children see that when they cool down and work through anger, they can feel peaceful again.
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Know and Follow Rules

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575428017

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 3886

A child who can’t follow rules is a child who’s always in trouble. This book starts with simple reasons why we have rules: to help us stay safe, learn, be fair, and get along. Then it presents just four basic rules: “Listen,” “Best Work,” “Hands and Body to Myself,” and “Please and Thank You.” The focus throughout is on the positive sense of pride that comes with learning to follow rules. Includes questions and activities adults can use to reinforce the ideas and skills being taught.
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Be Positive!

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575426358

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5407

A sense of optimism is a key ingredient to success in life. Guide young children to develop a positive outlook and discover how the choices they make can lead to feeling happy and capable. This friendly, encouraging book introduces preschool and primary-age children to ways of thinking and acting that will help them feel good about themselves and their lives, stay on course when things don’t go their way, and contribute to other people’s happiness, too. Being the Best Me Series: From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books come the first two books in this one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each book focuses on specific attitude or character traits—such as optimism, courage, resilience, imagination, personal power, decision-making, and work ethics. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information adults can use to reinforce the concepts children are learning. Filled with diversity, these read-aloud books will be welcome in school, home, and childcare settings.
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Reach Out and Give

Author: Cheri J. Meiners M.Ed.

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575422042

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 35

View: 6448

Introduces the concept of gratitude and how it leads to generosity and demonstrates the various ways people can be generous, including donating time, money, or objects.
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The Learning to Get Along Series Interactive Software

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Pub

ISBN: 9781575422817

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 4061

Praised by parents, embraced by educators, our complete Learning to Get Along series is now available in one kid-friendly software package (for Windows only). Teachers can choose which books to make available to each child, manage audio features, and track students’ progress. Children follow along or read on their own, using a special highlight feature to click and hear word definitions. A sequence of questions follows each book; test results are stored for teacher review in individual student files. Designed for classroom use, yet equally useful at home. User’s Guide included. Developed in association with Attainment Company.
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Be Careful and Stay Safe

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575428055

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 2919

The world can seem so perilous, especially where our children are concerned. But even very young children can learn basic skills for staying safe in ordinary situations and preparing for emergencies. Without scaring kids (or alarming adults), this book teaches little ones how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, ask for help, follow directions, use things carefully, and plan ahead. Includes questions, activities, and safety games that reinforce the ideas being taught.
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A kid's guide to making friends

a children's book about social skills

Author: Joy Wilt Berry,Ernie Hergenroeder

Publisher: W Pub Group

ISBN: 9780849981234

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3592

Defines friendship and explains how to start a friendship and help it grow.
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Listen and Learn

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575428000

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 6027

Knowing how to listen is essential to learning, growing, and getting along with others. Simple words and inviting illustrations help children develop skills for listening, understand why it’s important to listen, and recognize the positive results of listening. Includes a note to teachers and parents, additional information for adults, and activities.
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Tobin Learns to Make Friends

Author: N.A

Publisher: Future Horizons Incorporated

ISBN: 1885477791

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 228

View: 5339

Tobin, a lonely red train engine, has a hard time making friends until he discovers that there are little things he can do to be nicer to those around him.
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Mine! Mine! Mine!

Author: Shelly Becker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780864618047

Category: Cousins

Page: 40

View: 8606

Grumpy Gail refuses to allow her visiting cousin Claire to play with her toys or sit in her favorite chair, until her mother teaches Gail about sharing.
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Feel Confident!

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 157542634X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8238

Empower children to recognize their individual worth and develop confidence in themselves, their abilities, and the choices they make. Children learn that they can speak up, expect and show respect, try new things, and believe in themselves. Confidence-building skills of accepting yourself, asking for what you need, making decisions, solving problems, and communicating are also discussed. Young children will respond to the true-to-life situations and colorful illustrations. Being the Best Me Series: From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books come the first two books in this one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each book focuses on specific attitude or character traits—such as optimism, courage, resilience, imagination, personal power, decision-making, and work ethics. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information adults can use to reinforce the concepts children are learning. Filled with diversity, these read-aloud books will be welcome in school, home, and childcare settings.
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Understand and Care

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781575427942

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 9107

Empathy is key to positive, healthy relationships. This book builds empathy in children. In clear, child-friendly words and illustrations, it helps them to understand that other people have feelings like theirs—and different from theirs. It guides children to show they care by listening to others and respecting their feelings. Includes questions to discuss and empathy games to play.
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How to Be a Friend

A Book about Friendship

Author: Molly Wigand

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497681243

Category: Self-Help

Page: 28

View: 6557

Those long summer days and weekends spent with our best friends can be among the happiest memories of childhood. But the art of making friends isn’t a skill that is taught in most schools. Teaching children how to be good friends and cultivate healthy friendships is the work of parents, teachers, coaches, ministers, and caring adults. In How to Be a Friend: A Book about Friendship . . . Just for Me!, author, Molly Wigand, introduces children to those values that make for good friendships—loyalty, trust, and honesty—and to how they can become a good friend to others.
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I Play

A Book about Discovery and Cooperation

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 9781631982200

Category: Cooperation

Page: 24

View: 9665

"When we all join in, I feel like I belong. Let's play!" Play is the essential activity of childhood. When children engage in healthy play, they develop motor skills, express themselves through music and art, grow cognitively, and create imaginative worlds. This simple, expressive board book vividly shares with toddlers and preschoolers the pleasures and discoveries of play as it explores playing independently, observing others, playing side by side, sharing, taking turns, and cooperating. Learning About Me & You Series Support toddlers and young preschoolers in developing self-awareness and social awareness with these charming board books focused on early social skills. With her straightforward and encouraging style, author Cheri J. Meiners guides little ones to understand how they fit into their world and how other people fit in, too. Children learn about belonging, feelings, playing, sharing, helping, and more. Perfect for group or home settings, each book includes tips and information for teachers, parents, and caregivers.
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Accept and Value Each Person

Author: Cheri J. Meiners

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575428067

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5549

The world is becoming more diverse, and so are the daily lives of our children. Accepting and valuing people and groups who are different from oneself and one's immediate family is a critical social skill. Accept and Value Each Person introduces diversity and related concepts: respecting differences, being inclusive, and appreciating people just the way they are. Includes questions, activities, and games that reinforce the ideas being taught.
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