Using books to teach difficult concepts
In our house, books are the no. 1 way we teach our kids important skills. Our kids are more receptive to new ideas when we read about them first; this is especially true for social skills, which are a tricky concept for many children to grasp.
Picture books are a great mechanism for introducing social skills thanks to their colorful illustrations and engaging prose; kids often don’t even realize they’re learning while they’re reading!
If your child is struggling to master some of the complexities involved with growing up into a functional, polite and pleasant human being, here is a list of picture books that might help with...