Teach kids in grades K-6 to understand the need for personal hygiene without lecturing or scolding.
This amusing story centers around a fork named Jean who hates taking baths in the sink, detests showering in the dishwasher, and has plenty of excuses for not keeping clean. When she notices that other silverware no longer wants to hang out with her, the can opener explains the importance of bathing and tooth brushing. Then her social relationships improve for the better.
Hygiene You Stink! Is part of the Building Relationships series by Julia Cook and is one more resource for helping kids get the social skills they need to get along with adults and peers. Tips for Clean Kids help parents, teachers or counsellors further address this personal issue with sensitivity.
Turn sibling rivalry into positive sibling relationships with this fun, humorous pocket guide for kids. Brothers and sisters can make for great friends, and it’s nice to have someone who’ll love you no matter what. But kids know that sibling relationships can be hard when problems of fairness, jealousy, conflict, tattling, privacy, and other things come up—and they usually do. This book teaches kids how to deal with sibling rivalry and more, including special situations such as siblings with special needs, step-siblings, and adopted siblings. Loaded with specific ways to... More info
In this story, an “incident” occurs in the boys’ toilet, involving Gary who is new to Miss Martin’s class. Miss Martin teaches her students the “five private rules” which are designed to help keep them safe at home, at school, in fact anywhere they go. The author, Holly-ann Martin, who has over 30 years experience in teaching protective behaviours, wrote this book to help parents, carers, teachers and educators discuss the issue of child-to-child sexual abuse with the children in their care. Increasingly, Holly had been contacted by childcare centres and... More info
Help children develop the attitudes and skills of courage and assertiveness in order to make wise choices and work through challenges. Children learn to do what they think is right and be brave, even if it’s hard. They learn to distinguish between expectations set by trusted adults and hurtful, wrong, or dangerous things adults or children might pressure them to do. The book also highlights trying new things, taking reasonable risks and speaking up. *Being the Best Me Series:* From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along®... More info