Separating from primary caregivers for the first time can be scary for little ones (and grownups too). This set of storybooks offers reassuring stories that model healthy, positive ways to ease anxiety. Invisible String and Kissing Hand are wonderfully warm for any type of separation. We’re Different, We’re the Same teaches about acceptance and friendship.Countdown to Kindergarten adds humor to the mix. Parents will find How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen and Listen so Little Kids will Talk” an invaluable resource. And who doesn’t love a fidget.
Invisible String - This is an ideal book to help child cope with ANY type of separation including separation anxiety, death, incarceration, etc. When Liza and Jeremy run to their mother during a scary storm, she comforts them by telling them about the Invisible String. People who love each other are always connected by an "invisible string" that reaches everyone. Karst offers a warm and innovative approach to help children handle separation and feel connected to loved ones. Issues include separation anxiety, unconditional love, and loss.
Kissing Hand -The classic book for children starting school or separating from their parents for the first time. School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary.
We're the Different, We're the Same - The characters from Sesame Street teach young children about racial harmony. Muppets, monsters, and humans compare noses, hair, and skin and realize how different we all are. But as they look further, they also discover how much we are alike.
How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen - What do you do with a little kid who…won’t brush her teeth…screams in his car seat…pinches the baby…refuses to eat vegetables…throws books in the library…runs rampant in the supermarket? Organized according to common challenges and conflicts, this book is an essential emergency first-aid manual of communication strategies, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders.
Countdown to Kindergarten - It’s ten days before kindergarten–and according to a first grader, you can’t get in unless you know how to tie your shoes. What is an almost-kindergarten-girl up against the clock to do?