Hands are not for Hitting is a perfect starting point to show young children how to develop good relationships by exploring and managing feelings in a positive way.
Fun illustrations combined with text that is great to share or read out loud make this the perfect foundation to deliver key messages about good behaviour.
These titles are also ideal for parents, playschool groups and reception classes. Developing good relationships with others is a key part of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework for all children Birth to 5 in registered Early Years settings (statutory from September 2008).
The roll out of the SEAL (Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning) Curriculum to all Primary Schools puts an additional emphasis on teaching good behaviour and ways to deal with emotions throughout primary education.
Features include rhythmic, repetitive text, friendly & ethnically diverse illustrations and humorous touches, plus a page of concise advice for parents/carers.