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Mental Health Kindergarten, First/Second Grade Collection


The nineteen non-fiction and story-based picture books in this early elementary school collection will help educators and school social workers meet children where they are at and support their often complex emotions and mental health needs. The set includes:
  • Violet the Snowgirl This gentle story gives children permission to grieve and helps them find ways to cope with loss.
  • Feeling Sad!  Help young children understand and cope with sadness.
  • Sometimes When I’m Sad  A sensitive and supportive story to help young children recognize and cope with sadness.
  • Sleep Easy  Trouble sleeping turns into sweet dreams when two children learn to use mindfulness exercises before bed.
  • Exploring Emotions  When a big day brings out lots of big feelings for a group of children, mindfulness helps them cope with their emotions.
  • Breath by Breath  Three friends learn how they can use mindful breathing to feel calmer, happier, and more confident.
  • Get Outdoors  Two siblings take a mindfulness approach to investigating and enjoying nature through their senses.
  • Put Your Worries Away  A gentle and supportive guide to help children cope with worry and anxiety.
  • Bounce Back  Encourage resilience and perseverance in young children.
  • Worries Are Not Forever  Give children strategies to ease anxieties and worries and feel better again.
  • But What If?  A book about feeling worried.
  • I’m Not Happy  A book about feeling sad.
  • F is for Feelings  Young children learn feelings words through an inviting alphabet book.
  • 1, 2, 3 My Feelings and Me  This friendly counting book invites young children to learn about coping with emotions.
  • Cool Down and Work Through Anger  Help young children learn to behave responsibly toward themselves and others as they develop the skills of anger management.
  • Talk and Work It Out  Children learn peaceful conflict resolution.
  • When I Feel Afraid  Help children understand their fears and teach them simple coping skills.
  • Who Feels Scared?  A book about being afraid.
  • Feeling Scared!  Help young children understand and cope with fear.
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Book Set $233.78 1569 Book Set 1569 $233.78
Qualifies for CARES Act and CRRSA Act Funding

Titles in This Set

Violet the Snowgirl: A Story of Loss and Healing
Feeling Sad
Sometimes When I’m Sad: A sensitive story to help young children recognize and cope with sadness.
Sleep Easy
Exploring Emotions
Breath By Breath
Get Outdoors
Put Your Worries Away
Worries Are Not Forever
1-2-3 My Feelings and Me
Feeling Scared

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