3-5-year-olds

How Full is your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary ReckmeyerBook about treating others with kindness and having empathy.

The Yoga Game by the Sea by Kathy Beliveau
Teaches fun and kid-friendly yoga and mindfulness techniques to kids.

The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
Teaches children about emotions and they can express their feelings in words. 

Big Feelings Come and Go by New Directions
Teaches children about freeze, flight and fight and helps them learn some basic self-regulation skills. Click to access C3P_BigFeelingsComeAndGo_storybook_en.pdf

Dragon’s Fury by Michael Gordon
A children’s book about controlling anger.

Murphy’s Three Homes: A Story for Children in Foster Care by Jan Levinson Gilman
Helps children in the foster care system understand their emotions about their situation.

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek
A book about exploring and understanding our emotions.

The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
A children’s book about how to cope with grief and sadness.

The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions by Anna Llenas
Book about understanding and being able to define our emotions.

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
Book about self-esteem.

The Invisible Web: A Story Celebrating Love and Universal Connection by Patrice Karst
A book about connection and bonding.

A Little Spot of Anger: A Story about Managing Big Emotions by Diane Alber
Teaches children how to manage their anger.

A Little Spot of Anxiety: A Story about Calming your Worries by Diane Alber
Teaches children how to cope with feelings of anxiety.

My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith
A book about cherishing the moments in life that bring us joy. 

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith
A book about showing love, kindness, and support.

When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith
A book about engaging in acts of everyday kindness.

We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp
This book is a celebration of the bond between parents and their children.

Bear Island by Matthew Cordell
A book about coping with grief and loss.

Breathe Like a Bear by Kira Willey
A book that has 30 simple breathing exercises for children. 

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
A book about fear of new situations.

Two Homes by Claire Masurel
A book for children about divorce or separation. 

Millie Fierce by Jane Manning
A book about the impacts of the choices we make. 

Breathing Makes It Better: A Book for Sad Days, Mad Days, Glad Days, and All the Feelings In-Between
Teaches young children about mindfulness and how to cope with their emotions.

Two is Enough by Janna Matthies
A book about the joy of single-parent families. 

Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods by Sandra Boynton
A book about different emotions. 

Shi-shi-etko by Nicola I. Campbell
A book about Indigenous culture and the residential school system.

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