Jayneen Sanders (aka Jay Dale) is an experienced author, publisher, elementary school teacher, mother of three and an active advocate for body safety, gender equality and respectful relationship education being taught both in homes and in schools. She is also lead author of Engage Literacy published by Capstone Classroom, and has had published over 100 stories for children. Jayneen feels passionately that we can do so much more to keep our children safe by teaching them age-appropriate and empowering prevention education.
Read Aloud Tips
Introduce the book by asking students about times they have understood or shared feelings of another.
While reading, talk to students about times they have experienced situations similar to the characters in the book. Use the guiding questions at the bottom of the pages.
Utilize the resources this book includes, such as discussion questions for parents, caregivers, and educators. Also take advantage of the suggested activities to promote empathy and kindness.
It is very difficult to teach our children about empathy, feelings, compassion and related emotional aspects of verbal & non-verbal communications. This book has done this job in a very simple way and easy to understand manner with a number of pictorial illustrations. – Amazon Customer Review