Our Emotions and Behaviour 12 Books Children Pack
The Our Emotions and Behaviour series uses cheerful brightly illustrated stories to help kids understand how their emotions and actions are related—and how they can learn to manage both. At the end of each book, a two-page series of pictures invites kids to tell a story in their own words. A special section for adults suggests discussion questions and ideas for guiding children to talk about their feelings.
Titles in this Set:
- I Want To Win
- Take a Deep Breath
- But What If?
- I Don't Want To Wait
- Who Feels Scared?
- I Don't Want To Play Nicely
- Why Should I?
- I'm Not Happy
- I Hate Everything!
- But Why Can't I?
- Not Fair, Won't Share
I Didn't Do It!
I Want To Win
Bella always needs to win - no matter what. She gets really cross if she is beaten at any game, and she is never gracious in defeat. If she isn't winning, she would rather give up than carry on trying. When Bella struggles in the den-building competition, she would much rather give up and not take part. But can she learn to keep going and do her best, and be a good sport to the winner?
Take a Deep Breath
Josh doesn't like people looking at him and he's in the school play! Can Miss Button help him to be brave? And can Miss Button be brave when she is faced by something she doesn't like? This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
But What If?
Daisy’s family is moving, and Daisy is very worried. What if she doesn’t like her new home? What if her cat runs away? What if her new teacher isn’t nice? A conversation with her grandpa helps Daisy learn that many worries don’t come true—and if one does, someone will be there to help her solve the problem.
I Don't Want To Wait
Maisy is never patient. She hates waiting for her birthday, waiting to talk, waiting for attention from her sister. She interrupts, scowls, and stomps around. Everyone gets mad, and Maisy feels bad. After talking with her sister about ways to make waiting easier, Maisy starts a new approach. Eventually, she learns that having patience makes life calmer—and sometimes much nicer.
Who Feels Scared?
Everybody feels afraid sometimes—like Jack and his friends Ravi and Kevin when they have a sleepover. This reassuring book shows children that they can cope with their fears and be brave.
I Don't Want To Play Nicely
Finn struggles with caring for other children at school. He can be selfish and he often plays too aggressively. When the other children complain, Mr Hare has an idea. He chooses Finn as the buddy for Jake, a new boy at school. However, Finn does not help Jake, and the other children become really upset with Finn for being so unkind. Finn is soon left out by the other children and is left feeling miserable and lonely. Can Mr Hare help Finn find a way to make it all better? This book is part of a series, Our Emotions and Behaviour, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of identifying and discussing their emotions, boosting their confidence and helping social and emotional development.
Why Should I?
Arin acts careless and rude—and other people are angry and upset. His parents and teacher tell him he needs to show respect. Confused and unhappy, Arin asks Grandma for help. They talk about how he would feel if someone broke his things or laughed at what he likes. Arin makes an effort to show respect to others and learns that everyone treats him better when he does.
I'm Not Happy
All children have days when they just don't feel happy. Follow along as Ben helps cheer up his friends and shows how kids can turn sadness into smiles.
t’s hard for children to accept not getting their way. Sam hates when his brother cries or his dad is too busy to play. When he loses his place in “Musical Chairs,” Sam cries, “I hate everything!” With the help of his aunt, Sam learns new ways to deal with his anger and feel better.
But Why Can't I?
Children sometimes find it hard to follow rules. This encouraging book joins Noah and his babysitter, Jenny, who shows him how rules help keep people safe, healthy, and happy.
Not Fair, Won't Share
When Nora, Dan, and Henry have trouble sharing at school, they all end up feeling mad. With the help of their teacher, the friends learn that when kids get frustrated, there are ways to calm down, share, and play fairly.
I Didn't Do It!
Telling the truth isn’t always easy, especially for young children. Everyone is mad at Poppy for not telling the truth, and Poppy feels bad. Join Poppy and her friends as they learn that everyone does something wrong sometimes, and it’s always better to tell the truth.