Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Social Emotional Skills

Gravel, Elise, author, illustrator.

"I've got a puppy running around inside my head. His name is Ollie. Sometimes my puppy is... More

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

"In Crafting Calm : Art and Activities for Mindful Kids, kids engage in and practice mindfulne... More

Hatcher-Kay, Elijah, narrator.

Experience mindfulness through beautiful illustrations and expertly written poems that help childre... More

Coombs, Kate, author.

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance... More

Willard, Christopher (Psychologist), author.

In Alphabreaths, children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breat... More

Willard, Christopher (Psychologist), author.

"Offers creative and playful breathing techniques to teach children their ABCs and mindfulness... More

Williams, Rachel, author.

All around us, nature is working wonders. Every day, hour by hour, magical transformations happen r... More

Betts, Anni, illustrator.

This beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises is designed to teach kids techniqu... More

Willey, Kira, author.

"We all want to bring more calm into our lives. We all want to feel more focused and positive.... More

Willey, Kira, author.

A collection of mindfulness exercises to help kids calmly and mindfully navigate their day. With se... More

Loring-Fisher, Jo, author, artist.

A young girl takes time to celebrate the sights and sounds around her, including her dog's sof... More

Heard, Georgia, author.

A poetry collection that both illustrates what mindfulness is and encourages young, growing minds t... More

Allan, Alex (Author, editor and publisher), author.

"The Calm Book is a playful, warm and inviting non-fiction picture book designed to encourage ... More

Meyer, William, 1979- author.

"A guided meditation that uses imagery of nature to help young readers focus the mind, find in... More

Stewart, Whitney, 1959- author.

"This guide introduces kids and preteens to mindfulness through exercises, meditations, and wr... More

Stewart, Whitney, 1959- author.

"This guide introduces kids and preteens to mindfulness through exercises, meditations, and wr... More

Berry, Julie, 1974- author.

Describe how it feels to be happy and what can cause it. ... More

Eland, Eva, author, illustrator.

Happiness is a character which comes and goes, and is sometimes hard to find, but frequently it beg... More

Eland, Eva, author, illustrator.

A young child experiences sadness as if it were a visitor, acknowledging the emotion and suggesting... More

Eland, Eva, author, illustrator.

A young child experiences sadness as if it were a visitor, acknowledging the emotion and suggesting... More

Kellock, Helen, author, artist.

From the award-winning author of The Star in the Forest comes this heart- felt story about learning... More

Feinberg, Heather Hawk, 1975- author.

A gentle metaphor for understanding and processing anxiety and sadness. ... More

O'Leary, Wendy, author.

"An engaging story that helps children work with difficult emotions by imagining them as playf... More

Hughes, Sloane, author.

"Shrink big feelings down to size! Navigating big emotions can help us learn more about oursel... More

Kirkness, Tammi, author.

"An illustrated flowchart guides kids to the right calming activity for every kind of anxiety&... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"What is an effort thermometer? How exactly do you discover 'the power of yet'? How ... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"How can you stop annoying things from ruining your day? What is a 'Yes, I Can' list... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"How can you supercharge your powers of concentration? What exactly is an Easyometer? Could ma... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"What does it mean to be brave? Could picturing yourself not being afraid actually make you fe... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"What can you do to stop your brain from hitting the panic button? How can you be a 'futu... More

Harman, Alice, author.

"What is a 'brain hug'? Can making up silly songs help you with your homework? Could... More

Christelis, Paul, author.

Anxiety is a normal part of childhood. Every child goes through phases of it. Using practical examp... More

Hodson, Matthew, author, illustrator.

"At This Very Moment is a beautifully poetic bedtime book for children ages 2 and up. Using si... More

Bush, Gail, author.

Illustrations and rhythmic text affirm a young girl's belief that everyone in the world is con... More

Denos, Julia, author.

Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate mindfulness and the connectedness of everything on Ea... More

Goodale, E. B., author, illustrator.

This moving story follows one family through generations of time spent together and shows readers t... More

Claybourne, Anna, author.

"Some change happens right before your eyes, while other transformations happen so slowly that... More

School of Life (Business enterprise), issuing body.

Children are used to hearing about how important it is to protect nature, but they may not fully un... More

Figueroa, Michelle, author.

"A rhythmic collection of happiness and hope inspired by real-life good news, this book remind... More

Denisevich, Kasya, author, illustrator.

Lying in bed, a child reflects on her new apartment, and the neighbors living around and above her,... More

Dopirak, Kate, author.

"A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together"-- ... More

Roussey, Christine, author, illustrator.

A very busy little girl learns an important lesson from her very lazy cat, Boomer. ... More

Willard, Christopher (Psychologist), author.

"An interactive book about the Japanese concept of "ma," or the space between things... More

Prendergast, Kate, author.

"Some animals sleep alone. Others sleep in packs. Some slumber at night, and others prefer the... More

Messner, Kate, author.

"A tough day, a bad dream, a scary noise & these are just a few of the things that can kee... More

Latham, Irene, author.

"A mindfulness picture book about finding solace in the natural world"-- ... More

Baldacchino, Christine, 1977- author.

"Violet Shrink doesn't like parties. Or bashes, or gatherings. Lots of people and lots of... More

Fung, Rosena, author.

"Heartbreakingly honest and quietly funny, this #ownvoices graphic novel from a debut creator ... More

Bright, Sarah Stiles, 1958- author.

Gloria loves to sing and play with her friends, but her Big Problem follows her around and tells he... More

Percival, Tom, 1977- author, illustrator.

A young girl's sense of adventure and exploration vanishes when she discovers a Worry that gro... More

Hughes, Alison, 1966- author.

"In this illustrated picture book, a young child learns to find comfort in silence when the wo... More

McDunn, Gillian, author.

Struggling with ADHD, loneliness, and connecting with his divorced father who would rather see him ... More

Richards, Danette, author.

"Isabelle is a shy little girl who loves to play. While everyone plays or works together, Isab... More

Wright, Jasmyn, author.

"Inspired by a mantra written for her third-graders, Jasmyn Wright's uplifting call to &q... More

Head, Honor, author.

"Everyone needs friends. They make our lives more enjoyable. But friendships require effort on... More

Head, Honor, author.

"Everyone faces change in their life. When something out of our routine happens, we can lose t... More

Head, Honor, author.

"Sudden, unexpected changes can happen in everyone's life. A change in family situation, ... More

Head, Honor, author.

"Everyone feels scared or worried sometimes. Being resilient means being able to cope with tim... More