I am always on the lookout for books that teach children about kindness and ways they can make a difference in the lives of others. Author Maria Dismondy's books are some of my favorites to use in the classroom. Her books teach important character building lessons and are perfect for my Kindergarten students.
Maria's newest book, The Jelly Donut Difference, is a story about generosity and kindness. The story of twins, Dexter and Leah, and their neighbor Ms. Mavis is an example of how the smallest gesture can make a big difference. It is a story of traditions, family, and thinking of others. Maria provides an awesome reader's guide with resources for using this book in the classroom!
Want to know how to make a difference in someone else's life? Just ask a Kindergartener! The book sparked a discussion about the ways we can show kindness toward others.
As teachers, it's important for us to continue to have these important conversations with our students. They are our future and reminding them that they each have the power to make a difference in the world with even the smallest act, will help to ensure that the world is a better place for all of us.
Ready to add this book to your classroom library? You can find it here on Amazon. Or better yet, enter the giveaway below to win a copy!
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