This time of year, we’re constantly reminded of upcoming winter holidays and the need to buy, buy, buy!
While giving material gifts is a great way to show you love someone, sharing and showing empathy is also a great gift that even the youngest of children can give.
Start practicing empathy at home ahead of time with these great books about sharing and caring.
Sometimes all it takes is one person to be the first to step up. That’s what happens in this classic tale of hungry travelers and suspicious townspeople. But then one person donates a carrot…and see what happens next!
A straightforward book with clear examples of how to take turns, this is a favorite among many parents, educators, and kids! Try modeling the simple vocabulary you learn in this book at home. Children will start copying this positive behavior in no time!
What do two friends do when they find only one hat? School Library Journal says “In a charming turn, the conflict is resolved through empathy and the bonds of friendship…”
These are just a few children’s books dedicated to caring for others by sharing. Do you have any family favorites?
Leave your suggestions in the comments below!
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