Published by Redleaf Press
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First edition published 1995. Second edition 2013.
Cover design by Jim Handrigan
Cover photograph by Veer/Diego Cervo
Interior design by Erin Kirk New
Typeset in Berkeley Oldstyle Medium and Franklin Gothic Book
Illustrations by Becky Radtke
Printed in the United States of America
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Rice, Judith, 1953–
The kindness curriculum : stop bullying before it starts / Judith Anne Rice.—Second Edition.
Summary: “Use this comprehensive framework and developmentally appropriate activities to teach
young children compassion, conflict resolution, respect, and other positive, pro-social values as you
cultivate a peaceful and supportive learning environment for all children.”—Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 978-1-60554-124-2 (pbk.)
ISBN 978-1-60554-256-0 (e-book)
1. Moral education (Early childhood) 2. Social values—Study and teaching (Early childhood)
3. Early childhood education—Activity programs. I. Title.
Printed on acid-free paper