Here are a few recommendations for Social Emotional Learning Picture Books, specifically around the topic of Kindness. Some of these books were suggested to me from teachers taking an SEL education course. Enjoy!
Every moment and action matters to a person regardless of age or gender.
The story follows Felix and throughout the day, we see how his actions and words impact the people around him. By saying something or doing something positive, fills someone’s invisible bucket with water. Saying or doing something negative drains water out of their bucket.
I Walk with Vanessa
It is a wordless picture book about a girl Vanessa who moves to a new school and acts of kindness
The Invisible Boy - By Trudy Ludwig
Brian the invisible boy is invisible until a new student pay attention to him and Brian slowly becomes visible.
Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed
By Emily Pearson