Child Guidance Resources

 To borrow these great resources, contact the IIQ staff at 705 749 3488 ext. 217 or 218

Behaviour: A Beginnings Workshop Book

Each Beginnings Workshop book is a comprehensive collection of articles from Child Care Exchange on a particular topic.

Beyond Behaviour Management

Six life skills children need to thrive in today's world. A strength-based approach to guiding and managing young children's behaviour by helping them build, and use, essential life skills.

The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander

Barbara Coloroso gives parents, caregivers, educators—and most of all, kids—the tools to break the cycle of violence. Drawing on her decades of work with troubled youth, and her wide experience in the areas of conflict resolution and reconciliatory justice.  (272 pg.)

Calm, Alert and Learning

Recent research tells us that one of the keys to student success is self-regulation – the ability to monitor and modify emotions, to focus or shift attention, to control impulses, to tolerate frustration or delay gratification.

Classroom Strategies

To promote children’s social and emotional development

Challenging Behavior

Filled with classroom-based strategies for working with students with or without disabilities, realistic vignettes, and checklists that help readers assess their current practices and implement the suggested strategies.

Challenging Behaviour in Young Children

Designed to help students construct a developmentally appropriate approach to guiding children.


Conscious Discipline

Conscious Discipline utilizes everyday events rather than an external curriculum, and addresses the adult's emotional intelligence as well as the child's. Learn to respond to daily conflict in a way that transforms it into an opportunity to teach critical life skills, and watch every aspect of your classroom life improve!


FLIP IT offers four simple and effective steps to transform challenging behaviour in young children. Help Children learn about thier feelings and gain self control.   Includes opportunities to reflect and practice the strategy.

Infant Toddler Strategies Guide

Promoting Infant and toddler social and emotional health in early care and education programs.

Guidance of Young Children

Designed to help students construct a developmentally appropriate approach to guiding children.

The Kindness Curriculum

Activities focusing on empathy, gentleness, respect, self-control, problem-solving, and love.

Meeting the Challenge

This user-friendly, attractive 40 page publication teaches adults who work with young children and their families to provide the effective early intervention that researchers see as key.

The Optimistic Classroom

Over 70 easy, practical activities highlight the following strengths and help teach children hope:
Self-esteem, perseverance, responsibility, cause and effect, empathy, optimism and hope....

The Peaceful Classroom

162 easy activities to teach preschoolers compassion and cooperation.

Relever le defi (Francais)

Strategies efficacies aupres des enfants presentant des problemes do comportement dans les milieu de la petite enfance.

Self Reg

NEW!     There's no such thing as a bad kid.  Now matter how difficult a child might seem there is a way forward with self regulation.  This book gives practical advice and concrete strategies to support the development of self regulation skills in children. (295 pgs.)

Songs of Resilience

The manual provides teachers tips on how to integrate the songs on the CDs with other activities and children's literature that promote resilience.

Teachable Transitions

Transfer those troublesome minutes between planned activities into moments of stimulating learning. Activities to keep Preschoolers engaged throughout the day.


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