Describes how scabs form, how they protect against germs, and why it is important to leave them alone.
Arthur gets the chicken pox, and worries that he won’t be able to go to the circus. The story also touches on his sister’s jealousy of the attention he gets from his Grandmother.
Grub is filthy, and so is his room. In this book the kid detectives learn all about hygiene. This book is a humorous and informative way to teach children about the importance of being clean, and brushing their teeth. (Book 3 Of The Five Kids and A Monkey Series)
It’s the mystery of mysteries… what’s going on inside a pregnant woman’s belly? That’s what Jennifer Davis’s older children wanted to know while she was expecting the younger. Each page shows what’s happening to the mother on the outside and then, under the flap, in the mother’s belly to the baby on the inside. Preschool-2.
Teaches early academics, self-help, hygiene and socialization skills to help visually receptive learners acquire speech, reading, writing, fine motor, computer, play, human interaction and other important skills. This program teaches children all about their body, how to keep it clean, bathe, shower, wash hair, brush teeth and trim nails. This is available in DVD format.
Some people seem to just automatically bounce back from tough times. But the truth is that resilience is not something you are born with, it must be learned. Resilience isn’t just about being tough in the face of adversity, but rather learning to make connections with others, move toward goals, maintain a positive view, and… More Bounce Back: How to Be a Resilient Kid
Provides a simple, yet complete, explanation of breast development, breastfeeding. Cartoon like pictures.
Guidelines, Strategies and practices for state-of-the-art nutrition supervision from birth to adolescence. Includes best current thinking on prevention, early identification and monitoring of many chronic conditions as well as expert developed tools, tips, and resources to simplify nutrition screening and promotion. Available online at Bright Futures.
“WHAT DO YOU MEAN I HAVE BUGS IN MY HAIR?!” blurts Ellie when her mother and the school nurse give her the bad news. Ellie has head lice. “These things happen,” says Ellie’s mother. At home, Ellie and her mother talk to the doctor and read the papers from the school nurse. Then they shampoo,… More Bugs In My Hair?!
From the most respected organization on child health comes this essential resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children. Here is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
“Chris was having trouble with his ears. He just couldn’t hear right … every time anyone said anything, Chris would shout ‘WHAT?’” Chris Gets Ear Tubes explains what happens before, during, and after the surgery in language a child understands. It takes away the child’s natural fear of the unknown. The charming full-color illustrations familiarize… More Chris Gets Ear Tubes
Simple story explaining why we all have bellybuttons. Cartoon like pictures of babies and mothers, breastfeeding.
A childs book that affirms the normal process of our bodies eliminating waste. Good for children who have fears or medical issues that would make this a concern.
From the American Red Cross, this book is intended for soon to be parents and parents who on a daily basis are responsible for the health and safety of their children. What you need to know day-to-day. DVD included.
A great story about germs and how to avoid sharing them. Designed to be read aloud in childcare, daycare, in preschool, at home. (ages 4-7)
Germs are all around and can sometimes make people sick… This story also talks about how our bodies fight germs off, and provides suggestions for ways to stay well. (ages 5-9)
This program teaches children how to care for themselves, how to bathe, shower, brush teeth and comb hair, dress and undress, with emphasis on taking a bath or shower, combing hair, brushing teeth, getting dressed. Features how to button, zip and tie. Available in DVD format.
Going to the doctor can be fun! Find out just what it’s like in this action packed pop-up book. Pull tabs, changing pictures, lift up flaps, and pop ups help explain what happens at the doctor’s office. Informative, reassuring, and positive.
There’s only one way to make Juliana’s nonstop sore throats go away, and that’s to remove her tonsils. Dr. Ward and Juliana’s parents help Juliana understand what will happen when she’s in the hospital. By the time she has her surgery, she knows just what to expect. And when she returns to school, Juliana tells… More Good-Bye Tonsils!
With a question and answer format, and lots of pictures, this book shows children what it is like to have a hearing test.