Hands Are Not for Hitting
  • Author : Martine Agassi
  • Release Date : 10 September 2014
  • Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 13 : 9781575427782
Ratings: 4.5
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Book excerpt: It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this book belongs everywhere young children are. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author : Martine Agassi
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children ...

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author : Martine Agassi
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author : Martine Agassi
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children ...

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Author : Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Look at those feet! Aren’t they sweet?” Yes—when they’re walking, standing, leaping and landing. And when they’re kicking balls or leaves. But not when they’re kicking people! In simple words and charming full-color illustrations, this book helps little ones learn to use their feet for ...

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Author : Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author : Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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“Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth are strong and sharp. Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth can help you chew. But teeth are not for biting. Ouch! Biting hurts.” Sooner or later, almost all young children will bite someone—a friend, a parent, a sibling. This upbeat, colorful, virtually indestructible book helps prevent biting ...

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Words Are Not for Hurting Las palabras no son para lastimar

Author : Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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With gentle encouragement, this book teaches children that they can think before speaking, choose what to say and how to say it, and find positive ways to respond when others use unkind words. The importance of saying “I’m sorry” is reinforced. Includes tips for parents and caregivers....

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author : Martine Agassi
Publisher : Free Spirit Pub
Genre : Education
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Discusses why hitting and physical violence are wrong and demonstrates the many other fun things for which hands can be used, such as saying hello, playing, creating, and helping....

What to Do When You Feel Like Hitting

What to Do When You Feel Like Hitting

Author : Cara Goodwin
Publisher : Rockridge Press
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Teach toddlers safe ways to express big feelings Toddlers are still learning how to speak, socialize, and understand their emotions. It's common for them to react with their hands when they get frustrated--but hitting is never okay. What to Do When You Feel Like Hitting helps toddlers understand why hitting ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Psychology
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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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