DON’T FORGET TO PICK UP YOUR TAKE HOME CRAFTS FOR THE WEEK! This week you will be making bunnies and chicks out of different shapes! It’s not only a cute craft, but it’s educational too. Pick one up today!
For Storytime we read “Bully” by Jennifer Sattler, and “The Very Greedy Bee” by Steve Smallman.
It is never to early to start teaching empathy and manners. Being a good role model is the best way to help your little ones learn compassion and kindness. Talk about your feelings, read books about feelings, and ask your child how they would feel in different situations.
Check out these sites for some more great empathy activities:http://preventingbullying.promoteprevent.org/8-empathy-activities & https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/common-challenges/picking-up-on-social-cues/teaching-empathy-activities
Sharing can be really difficult, even for us adults! This site https://pathways.org/getting-preschoolers-share/ has some great ideas on helping preschool aged children learn to share. Remember, it is something that needs to be learned, so be patient and practice, practice, practice!