Kimochi Book: Cat's Not-So-Perfect Sandcastle
- Delightful children's book that reinforces & teaches feelings awareness
- Includes tips for educators & parents
- Hardcover, 32 pages, elementary school age
Cat’s Not-So-Perfect Sandcastle offer captivating illustrations and charming stories that reinforce feelings awareness. In Cat’s Not-So-Perfect Sandcastle Cat is determined to build the perfect sandcastle. When her friends come to help, Cat gets frustrated that things aren't turning out just right. Cat shouts, “I want to do it my way!” After Cat finishes her masterpiece, the waves crash, and she realizes that it’s not just her precious castle that she’s lost. With Lovey Dove’s encouraging advice, Cat decides that having fun and paying attention to her friends’ feelings is more important then getting her sandcastle just right.
With advice from communication expert, Ellen Pritchard Dodge, M.Ed CCC-SLP, Cat’s Not-So-Perfect Sandcastle offers parents and educators simple tips to help children practice sharing and playing in friendly ways, even during frustrating moments.