This second edition presents a six-step mediation process adults can use to help young children resolve disputes. More than 50 revised and new scenarios and dramatic color photos of conflict resolution in action are included.
Children’s conflicts over toys, space, and friendship create many challenges for teachers and parents. This second edition of You Can’t Come to My Birthday Party! presents a six-step mediation process adults can use to support young children at these tense and emotional times.
You Can’t Come to My Birthday Party! includes more than 50 revised and new stories of actual conflict experiences from preschools, Head Start centers, child care centers, and homes. Through these stories and the dramatic color photos of conflict resolution in action, readers can “see and hear” real children resolving disputes successfully, guided by adults using the six-step process. This edition also includes a chapter on bullying prevention with ideas on how to prevent bullying behavior before it starts.
Using this book as a guide, teachers and parents will have the strategies in hand to make the most of these valuable learning opportunities.
Download You Can’t Come to My Birthday Party!, Second Edition, reproducible pages here.
If you like this product you may also like You’re Not My Friend Anymore!: Illustrated Answers to Questions About Young Children’s Challenging Behaviors, only available in print, and “I Want All the Turns!” Supporting Children in Resolving Problems and Conflicts, a DVD. You Can’t Come to My Birthday Party!, Second Edition, is also available in print.
Author: Betsy Evans
Publication date: April 2016
ePDF, 368 pages