Available February 2022.
Asking for permission is a key foundation of consent. We Ask Permission
builds children’s social and emotional skills and helps with teaching boundaries by encouraging children to look for body language cues and by asking before hugging or touching others.
The third book in the We Say What’s Okay series
, We Ask Permission
follows Javon as he learns to ask permission and become a body language detective. Using the book as a read-aloud, educators and families can model the language Javon’s teachers use to support children as they learn to look for body language cues and respect the personal boundaries of others. The author, who hosts workshops and trainings on teaching boundaries and consent for families and early childhood educators around the country, offers additional activities in the back of the book.
Digital content includes a song from Peaceful Schools with downloadable audio files and sheet music.