6 Picture Books For Kids To Develop Responsibility

Responsibly is a skill that can be acquired over time. Typically, parents begin with little chores to help their children become accustomed to helping. They can assist with laundry, food shopping, table setting, and a variety of other tasks. Preschool kids enjoy assisting, and when everyone pitches in, a family can become a cohesive one. Various circumstances, such as the death of a parent or the presence of a sibling with special needs, can place a great deal of responsibility on children, which can be difficult to manage. Reading books about children who have gone through similar situations can be beneficial. You can start reading these books to help them develop a sense of responsibility.

1. I Just Forgot by Mercer Mayer - This is a fun technique to deal with kids who constantly claim they "forgot" to do their chores or other duties. In La Habra CA playschools, children enjoy pointing out where Little Critter went astray and what he should have done instead. It's fascinating to attempt to find the spider and grasshopper on each page, as it is with all of the Little Critter books.

2. What if Everybody Did That by Ellen Javernick - This novel depicts what it might be like to live in a world where "the rules" were ignored. The world would be a disaster if everyone littered, chatted at the same time, never cleaned up, and so on. This book addresses questions in a kid-friendly manner, encouraging you to think about taking responsibility for your daily actions.

3. Franklin Wants a Pet by Paulette Bourgeois - In this story, Franklin, a turtle, wants a Pet and is learning many things and showing that he is responsible. He shows his parents that he is ready to adopt a pet by being responsible for a stuffed animal.

4. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems - This is an excellent story for teaching about the responsibility that owning a pet implies. The pigeon tells the reader about all of the "responsible" things he plans to do with his new dog throughout the chapter. He'll water it once a month, ride it on his back, and play tennis with it. In true pigeon fashion, he becomes enraged and throws a tantrum before realizing he doesn't want a puppy after all.

5. David Gets in Trouble by David Shanon - When David gets into problems in this story, he has an excuse for everything. He is never to blame for anything. All of David's explanations eventually make him feel bad, and he apologizes for all he did. Even with the limited amount of words, this book is highly enjoyable. The graphics are fantastic and tell their tale, making them ideal for teaching and inferencing!

6. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes - Lilly, a little white mouse, adores her Preschool and particularly her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. One day, Lilly brings some items to school and causes a ruckus in her class. When her belongings are taken away by her teacher, Lilly becomes enraged, to the point where she sends him a nasty letter. This book teaches kids how to deal with intense emotions and accept responsibility for their actions.