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Hands Are Not for Hitting (original 2002; edition 2002)

by Martine Agassi, Marieka Heinlen (Illustrator)

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Title:Hands Are Not for Hitting
Authors:Martine Agassi
Other authors:Marieka Heinlen (Illustrator)
Info:Free Spirit Pub (2002), Hardcover, 24 pages
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Tags:peers, friends, concepts, anatomy

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Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi (Author) (2002)

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Hands are Not For Hitting is a great children's book that helps children see that you need to use your words and our hands are not used to harm others. It gives a run down on what our hands are for and how to use them for good.
This is a great book for a child led discussion on what are hands are for and why it hurts our friends when we hit them.
I would also have the children do an art project that lets them paint with their hands to reiterate the constructive ways to use our hands. ( )
  sb938957 | Jul 19, 2016 |
This is a book about what to do with our hands. It explains that hands are not for hitting and then gives many constructive ideas to use hands for.
  aridders | Feb 22, 2016 |
This book is a great story to share with young children. It gives the story of hands and all other body parts and their purpose. Good to use and direct towards a class for a meaningful lesson
  KassRuiz | Dec 3, 2015 |
Its not okay to hit people. There are many of positive things you could do with your hands.
  arielgramner | Aug 13, 2015 |
a book about how to use are hands appropriately. ages 3-5
  SarahNicole91 | Jun 8, 2015 |
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This is a staple book that is often revisited in Head Start preschool classroom especially when establishing classroom rules at the start of the school year. Another great part about this book is that it provides teachers with two informational pages on children and violence and ideas for discussion starters in the classroom to talk about hitting.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 157542200X, Board book)

It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions.

In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand.

Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this book belongs everywhere young children are.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:05:25 -0400)

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Teaches even the youngest children to use their hands for fun and to understand that hitting is never okay.

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