We encourage our students to make good choices throughout the day, but do they know how? Using read-alouds we can start discussions about how to determine their actions. Here is a list of picture books about making choices.
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My Magical Choices by Becky Cummings
A beautiful book that shows students that they have the power and choice of how they react and behave. It provides a range of positive things kids could choose to do, such as being honest, generous or tidy.
Making Smart Choices by Lucia Raatma
Whether choosing what to eat for lunch or how to react to a stressful situation, it is important that children think carefully. This book teaches students how to make choices that will keep them healthy and happy.
The Way I Act by Steve Metzger
This book shares thirteen different ways of behaving. It conveys many positive ideas of how to act in a variety of situations. Helps teach about self-control and emotional regulation.
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What Should Danny Do? by Adir Levy
Danny is superhero in training and he has the most important super power of all – the power to choose. He is faced with a variety of situations and the reader helps him decide how he is going to react. It really shows students the impact of the choices that they make. A fun, interactive book!
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Want more book titles? Check out this blog post for picture books about decision making skills!
What are some other picture books about making choices that you read aloud in your classroom?
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