Breathing Makes It Better

by Christopher Willard and Wendy O’Leary

Publication Date: 
March 26, 2020

Read aloud and breathe along with this sweet story teaching children how to navigate powerful and sometimes overwhelming emotions. The rhythmic writing, recurring cues, and engaging illustrations support early literacy skills as well as social and emotional learning. The back matter includes additional practices to support the use of self-regulation and mindfulness techniques for children and the adults who care for them.

This book supports educators, parents, and caregivers in sharing strategies to identify, name, and manage difficult emotions. It empowers children to cultivate skills for emotional intelligence that can be used throughout their lifetime."