Picture book story which offers a gentle introduction to the concept of frustration for young children
Gecko is Frustrated offers a gentle introduction to the concept of frustration for young children, helping them find ways to recognise and deal with their frustrated feelings.
This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to frustration. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand their behaviour.
Gecko often feels frustrated - when he has to wait or finds something difficult to do. When his frustration gets the better of him, he upsets Hippo. Gecko is sad. Can he find ways to manage his frustration and keep calm?
The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.
Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion ... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series. - Parents in Touch