Baby & Toddler

7 Books About Kindness for
Babies & Toddlers

by Keith Rice

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Like all things we strive to teach our children, kindness is basically a learned skill – one that we as parents can help our little ones grow and develop. While teaching our children concepts like kindness and empathy can be tricky, there are plenty of books that provide those ever-helpful guideposts. Kindness is a quality that will not only help our children navigate the world, but hopefully make their small corner of the world a better place. Whether it’s something as simple as sharing a snack or favorite toy, saying hello to a friend, or discovering the importance of comforting someone who is sad, the books below are a perfect way to help your child understand what it means to be kind.