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A Children's Book About "Being A Bad Sport"
A Children's Book About Being A Bad Sport Author:Joy Berry Bad Sports make winning less fun and losing more uncomfortable. Therefore, associating with people who are bad sports is definitely a losing proposition for everyone. — The purpose of this book is to teach children what constitutes a bad sport and a good sport. In addition, it teaches them how to be good sports instead of bad sports. — Reading and... more » discussing this book with your child can help him or her be gracious when winning or losing. Because gracious winners and losers make more desirable playmates, teaching your child to be a good sport will increase the amount of positive play experiences he or she shares with others.
Playing games with your child in which you demonstrate appropriate behavior is an effective way to teach him or her how to be a good sport. Acknowleging and affirming appropriate behavior when your child wins or loses is another effective way to teach good sportsmanship. Refusing to play with your child when he or she is misbehaving and encouraging others to do the same is the best way to steer your child away from being a bad sport.« less
Being a Bad Sport by Joy Berry is an easy book to understand for younger readers. It has great pictures which show how others feel when winning and losing games. It teaches children how to act and be a fun person to play with. It also teaches a child how to respond when they are being treated badly by someone who isn't a good sport.
Excellent book. A must have for parents. There are more books out there like this one for different situations and I recommend you getting as many as you can. My son loved reading these and would tell me how to behave in certain situations.