Learning valuable social skills like listening can happen even at an early age. “Put away the wiggles. Put away the giggles. Listening works better when your body’s calm and still.” When it’s time for young children to listen closely, this book sets the tone. They discover that it’s important to open their eyes and ears but to close their mouths (“zip it, lock it, put it in your pocket”) so good listening can begin.
An award-winning author-illustrator team offers a fresh look at the times and transitions all toddlers face daily, giving young children the tools to handle routines with confidence and cooperation.
Interest Level: Toddlers
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 7" x 7"
Page Count: 24
Praise for Listening Time
“A great book to use at the beginning of the school year when establishing classroom rules . . . one to which teachers should periodically return to remind children of the listening rules.”—Andrea Coventry, Montessori educator, Andi’s Kids Books blog
Praise for the series
“There is no such thing as a quick fix. However, if you’re beleaguered by the baby battles, these books could serve as a life preserver.”—The Post & Courier
“I highly recommend these books for your home library if you have a little one.”—Mommin’ It Up
“Toddlers will manage to calm down fairly quickly upon coming across these gentle books that help them deal with various transitions in their young lives.”—SAHManswers.com (Stay At Home Moms)
“Elizabeth Verdick gives caregivers practical, positive tools for building and maintaining the positive care environment that toddlers need.”—Dr. Dan Gartrell, Ed.D., director of Child Development Training Program, Bemidji State University, “Guidance Matters” columnist in Young Children, the journal of NAEYC
Winner, Creative Child Preferred Choice Award