This book models positive approaches for handling separation anxiety. This 24-page illustrated story for beginning readers in prekindergarten to grade 2 guides youngsters through social/emotional issues and experiences.
Jacob feels sad and anxious on his first day of school. He wants to be with his family! But he finds a creative way to keep them close during the school day. In Playing and Learning Together: The Pocket Picture, beginning readers can join Jacob as he shows a classmate his pocket picture—and makes a new friend!
This illustrated picture book series, Playing and Learning Together, features social/emotional issues as plot drivers. Youngsters are introduced to a variety of experiences, while caregivers are given a jumping off point for discussing and guiding their child's social/emotional development.