Spring 2021

Practicing Self-Care

In this book, readers learn the benefits of practicing self-care, ways to form a positive self-care routine, and how to practice mindfulness and relaxation. Practicing self-care helps readers create constructive attitudes, build confidence, and foster positive peer networks. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about practicing self-care. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Practicing Self-Care is part of Jump!‘s The Sky’s the Limit series.
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category New!, SEL
Subject SEL
Copyright 2021
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Blue Owl Books
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF070000, JNF053200, JNF024130
Dewey 613
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level H
Features Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, and Teaching guides

Reviews

The Sky's the Limit - Reviewed by Booklist

Titles in the Sky’s the Limit series provide tips and information on how young readers can manage their lives, accomplish their goals, and create and maintain positive habits. Making Good Decisions discusses easy versus difficult decisions and presents five steps to help readers with the decision-making process. Readers learn that decisions all have consequences and that they can learn from them for next time. Managing Time encourages readers to consider how they spend their time and to use a schedule so that they can accomplish more of their goals. Readers will begin to consider which tasks should have a higher priority than others so that they can make the best use of their time. Practicing Self-Care recommends that readers do things they enjoy, keep their body healthy, and pay attention to what they feel and discuss it with a trusted adult. Tips for reducing stress and relaxing are given. Setting Limits details five types of boundaries, such as emotional and physical, and encourages readers to consider what limits they are comfortable with, and how they can go about setting them. Large, color photographs correspond well with the accompanying text, which includes bolded vocabulary terms and boxed suggestions for readers. Goals and tips are included, along with a glossary and index. An informative series focusing on SEL. —Selenia Paz

Author: Stephanie Finne