Where in the World?
Where in the World is (child’s name)? is a pivotal book to bring fun into important social and emotional learning conversations with children.
The book is an engaging story with beautiful illustrations geared toward children age 5-10.
The content includes both fun social studies facts and important social and emotional ideas. A series of questions invite the child to pause, reflect, discuss, and interact with the text or the person reading the text to them (for example, a teacher or caregiver).
The book’s benefits include:- Grounding a child in a sense of place and relationship
- Teaching a child about the world around them and within them at the same time
- Helping them to have important conversations with their parents or primary caregivers
- The book gives the parent ideas on how to engage their child in important issues to talk about, including developing a sense of self and safety.
- Achieves 3 key social emotional learning objectives (self-concept, relationship skills, social awareness)
The book goes from: Planet, Continent, Country, Region, State, City, Neighborhood, House, Room, People and Relationship.
Along the way, the child engages with their:
- Self-concept: identifying and recognizing emotions, self-regulation, and discipline
- Relationship skills: connecting with their family and community through the content of the book and through conversation in the questions for discussion
- Social awareness: difference recognition and respect for others
The book offers opportunities to connect with their parent or primary caregiver - the book can be made with the child, and then when reading together there are 10 questions throughout the book to pause, reflect, discuss, and interact with the text or the person reading the text to them (for example, a teacher or caregiver).