Supporting Emotions and Behavior Through Books
Stories can help children identify and express feelings in healthy and supportive ways
Written by Linda Ashman and illustrated by Christian Robinson, Rain! depicts how two different people feel and act on a rainy day. It offers readers and listeners a chance to label and describe a range of emotions.
Sometimes I'm Bombaloo
Written by Rachel Veil and illustrated by Yumi Heo, this story follows Katie as she experiences a variety of emotions from happy to “bombaloo” (very angry/upset) to calm and ready to play again.
You Are a Lion
Written and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo, this fun story guides children through simple and relaxing animal yoga poses. It promotes flexibility, calm, and focus.
Listening to My Body
Written by Gabi Garcia and illustrated by Ying Hui Tan, this book helps children practice calming down by noticing their bodies’ signals and feelings.
TEACHING THROUGH BOOKS