It’s fun to make friends and play with others, but it’s not always easy to do.
You have to make an effort, and you have to know the rules—like ask before joining in, take turns, play fair, and be a good sport. This book teaches the basics of cooperation, getting along, making friends, and being a friend.
Includes ideas for games adults can use with kids to reinforce the skills being taught.
The Learning to Get Along® Series
The Learning to Get Along series helps children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Real-life situations, lots of diversity, and concrete examples make these read-aloud books appropriate for home and childcare settings, schools, and special education settings. Each book ends with a section of discussion questions, games, and activities adults can use to reinforce what children have learned. All titles are available in English-Spanish bilingual editions.
Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master’s degree in elementary education and gifted education. A former first-grade teacher, she has taught education classes at Utah State University and has supervised student teachers.
Cheri and her husband, David, have six children and enjoy the lively company of their grandchildren. They live in St. George, Utah.
Meredith Johnson has worked for over twenty years as the art director at an advertising agency.
She is also the illustrator of over 120 children’s picture books, including Free Spirit’s popular Learning to Get Along® series.
Meredith lives with her family in La Cañada, California.