What Shoes Will You Wear Activity and Idea Book

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870359
Release Date: 2014-10-15

The perfect companion to the "What Shoes Will You Wear?" storybook. Full of activities and worksheets, this fun book assists children in starting on the pathway of being college and career ready. The skills addressed in this book are important for career development and are essential elements in preparing kids for success in life!


Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870049
Release Date: 2012-04
Genre: Education

eBook of the Grief is Like a Snowflake storybook by Julia Cook

Shoe la la A StoryPlay Book

Author: Karen Beaumont
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9781338145021
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Introducing StoryPlay Books--the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages 3-5 by helping them develop: problem-solving abilities, reading comprehension, social development, pre-reading skills, memory strengthand more! Each book includes story-related games and crafts to extend the reading experience. Teachers agree that StoryPlay Books are perfect for parents looking to stimulate and engage their kids at home while having fun together! Each book also shines a spotlight on important topics for this age. Shoe-la-la! -- a fun, rhyming story about four girlfriends searching for the perfect party shoes -- focuses on self-expression. Are you ready to start reading the StoryPlay way? Ready. Set. Smart!

Those Shoes

Author: Maribeth Boelts
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763691486
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. But Jeremy’s grandma tells him they don’t have room for "want," just "need," and what Jeremy needs are new boots for winter. When Jeremy’s shoes fall apart at school, and the guidance counselor gives him a hand-me-down pair, the boy is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that are much too small. But sore feet aren’t much fun, and Jeremy comes to realize that the things he has -- warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend -- are worth more than the things he wants.

Don t Be Afraid to Drop

Author: Julia Cook
ISBN: 1931636605
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Genre: Education

Boy Raindrop is afraid to let go of his cloud and drop to the ground.

I Love Dirt

Author: Jennifer Ward
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9781590305355
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Family & Relationships

Provides fifty-two outdoor activities for families to help engage children in discovering and learning about nature, including observing ants, tracing stars, and cultivating a garden.

Introducing Teddy

Author: Jessica Walton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781681192116
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party, or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do. One sunny day, Errol finds that Thomas is sad, even when they are playing in their favorite ways. Errol can't figure out why, until Thomas finally tells Errol what the teddy has been afraid to say: "In my heart, I've always known that I'm a girl teddy, not a boy teddy. I wish my name was Tilly, not Thomas.Â?? And Errol says, "I don't care if you're a girl teddy or a boy teddy! What matters is that you are my friend.Â?? Introducing Teddy introduces the youngest readers to understanding gender identity and transition in an accessible and heart-warming story about being true to yourself and being a good friend.

Centipede s One Hundred Shoes

Author: Tony Ross
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805072985
Release Date: 2003-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A little centipede buys shoes to protect his feet but finds that they are a lot of trouble to put on and take off.

Grief is Like a Snowflake

Author: Julia Cook
ISBN: 1931636788
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Education

A tool for parents to use in helping a grieving child by using fantasy to confront reality.

I m Not Scared I m Prepared

Author: Julia Cook
ISBN: 1937870286
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Education

(Grades K and Up) The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared - for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a "dangerous someone" is in their school. Unfortunately, in the world we now live in, we must ask ourselves the essential question: What options do I have for survival, if I ever find myself in a violent intruder event? "I'm Not Scared…I'm Prepared!" will enhance the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute, and make them applicable to children of all ages in a non-fearful way. By using this book, children can develop a better understanding of what needs to be done if they ever encounter a "dangerous someone."

Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes

Author: Eric Litwin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062065605
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Don't miss the first and bestselling book in the beloved Pete the Cat series! Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand-new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes asks the reader questions about the colors of different foods and objects—kids love to interact with the story. The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song.

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author: Martine Agassi
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428342
Release Date: 2009-03-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they’re capable of positive, loving actions—like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.

The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens

Author: Lindsey Joiner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857004476
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Psychology

For difficult or challenging children and teenagers in therapeutic or school settings, creative activities can be an excellent way of increasing enjoyment and boosting motivation, making the sessions more rewarding and successful for everyone involved. This resource provides over one hundred tried-and-tested fun and imaginative therapeutic activities and ideas to unleash the creativity of children and teenagers aged 5+. Employing a variety of expressive arts including art, music, stories, poetry and film, the activities are designed to teach social skills development, anger control strategies, conflict resolution and thinking skills. Also included are character education activities and ideas for conducting therapeutic day camps, including sample schedules and handouts. The activities can be used in many different settings with all ages, are flexible, and can be adapted for use with individuals or groups. Brimming with imaginative ideas, this resource will be invaluable to anyone working with children and teenagers, including school counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists and teachers.

I m Not Scared I m Prepared

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870316
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Education

The perfect companion to the "I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared " storybook. This guide book offers grief facilitators, educators, counselors, and parents "hands on" activities that explore the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute.

The Book of Doing

Author: Allison Arden
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: 9780399537349
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

An inspiring collection of ideas and activities to increase creativity and joy. There are suggestions of objects to create and make, ways to explore and experiment with everyday tasks and all manner of things to play, build, paint and cook. Readers will be inspired to roll up their sleeves and get out the glitter and re-discover happiness in nostalgic crafts.