The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm is written by Reading Rainbow's co-founder and education advocate, LeVar Burton, and co-written by Susan Schaefer Bernardo, with illustrations by Courtenay Fletcher. The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm brings to parents and their children an uplifting, warm and powerful story that helps kids cope with difficult moments in everyday life. The 32-page hardcover book is … [Read more...] about The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm by Levar Burton: Review & Signed Copies #Giveaway
In the back-to-school rush of the morning, the last thing parents (and kids, too) need is to end the morning angry with each other. Helping our kids understand household rules and what choices they DO have will have an impact on how smoothly the household operates. Children and Choices All kids need choices to learn how to be independent. It is about giving them easy, age-appropriate … [Read more...] about Do you negotiate, plead, or bargain over EVERY issue with your child?
Our classroom has had a lot of fun this month with storytelling and exploring different emotions. We made emotion cards SUNSHINE EMOTION CARDS for the children to set out at a conflict resolution table. We didn’t begin the project with the GOAL of storytelling/writing although, in the end, our conflict resolution table was a great literacy project. We made a table area where children could … [Read more...] about Wordless Emotion Cards, Conflict Resolution Table, and Emotions Booklet 4 Kids!