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The Nitty-Gritty of Family Life (Ready-Set-Grow! series)
The Nitty-Gritty of Family Life - Ready-Set-Grow! series Author:Joy Wilt A children's book about living in a family. It deals with the child as a member of a family and can be used by itself or as part of a program that utilizes all of the Ready-Set-Grow! books. It is designed to teach a child that everything God does has a purpose and fits into a total plan. "Family life" is a part of God's plan. Children who gr... more »ow up believing and accepting this will be better equipped to live healthy, exciting lives.
This book is specifically designed so that children can either read the book themselves or have it read to them. When reading to children, it is not necessary to complete the book at one sitting. Concern should be given to the attention span of the individual child and his or her comprehension of the subject matter.
This book is designed to involve the child in the concepts that are being taught. This is done by simply and carefully explaining each concept and then asking questions that invite a response from the child. It is hoped that by answering the questions the child will personalize the concept and, thus, integrate it into his or her thinking.
Family relationships, rules, and responsibilities are all a part of family life. This book gives the following guidelines:
1. Establish healthy relationships with other family members.
2. Accept rules as a vital part of family life
3. Share responsibilities (if family life is to run smoothly, every family member must do his or her part.« less