Hands Are Not for Hitting Board Book
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By Martine Agassi, Ph.D. ©2009.
Hands Are Not for Hitting is a colorfully illustrated book that shows children how to use their hands in positive and constructive ways. It emphasizes that hitting is not okay, and offers creative solutions to help children manage their emotions. Included are proactive strategies for parents, teachers, and other adults who want to help young people better understand the concepts in the book.
It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. Hands are for helping, learning, playing, and much more. Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this bright, inviting, durable board book features simple words and full-color illustrations that teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand.
Recommended for anyone in a caring relationship with a young child; perfect for childcare and preschool. Made to be read aloud, also includes a special section for adults, with ideas for things to talk about and activities to do together. For children ages 4-8. (Board Book; 35)