Inspiration: Sidewalk flowers by Jon Arno Lawson and Sydney Smith

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What a wonderful book! Aimed at children ages 4-7 years, this wordless book is a reminder of the importance of small things, people and gestures – encouraging and displaying attitudes of appreciation, empathy, observation and kindness.

 

The official trailer:

 

Jon Arno Lawson has been so wonderful as to compile some suggestions of both his own and from other teachers of how this book can be utilise in a classroom/educational setting. This is available as a pdf:

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