Resources for Educators: Young Children

Supplemental resources for teachers, parents, and other caregivers

Social Emotional Resources for Children

Social and emotional health is important for growing children. Social-emotional learning (SEL) is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital for school, work, and life success. Children thrive. Schools win. Workplaces benefit. Society strengthens. All due to social-emotional learning.

Please find topical booklists and other resources below for children 0-8. 

Allie All Along

Alma and How She Got Her Name


Bodies Are Cool

The Boy With Flowers in His Hair

Carol and the Pickle Toad

The Color Monster

The Don't Worry Book

Everybody Counts

Hooray for Hat!

Horrible Bear!

Jabari Jumps

Milo Imagines the World

Niko Draws a Feeling

Potato Pants

A Sick Day For Amos McGee

Thank You, Omu!

Where is Bina Bear

Emotion Wheel

Navigating Grief with Children

How to Tell Children that Someone Has Died

This checklist from a group at Oxford University and the NHS (UK) offers guidance 

Helping Children with Pandemic Grieving 

This article from the New York Times offers many helpful resources for caregivers