Category Archives: The Wiblets

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Character Education

Hello all! How is your year going? Character education is something that is very important at my school. We have Assembly each day where we meet as a school to talk about the character trait of the month. Each week, each teacher takes turns teaching a character trait for the whole week, and then at the end of the week, we do star student. Do you do star of the week in your class?

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The Family Groove Review

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This delightful book (part of the Wiblets Family) emphasizes the importance of saying the magic words “please” and “thank you”. The lesson is conveyed through the two central characters, Dudley and his mother, in this simple, yet imaginative story.

Dudley is not rude, though he is demanding, as most children can be; and through the narrative, his mother explains the reasons why it is so important to use the “magic words“.

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A Special Sparkle Review

What a beautiful review from our new friends at A SPECIAL SPARKLE!

Hello friends!

I have a great article lined up for you about social skills in the classroom, but I’d like to start with a little taste of social skills books and their importance at school and at home.

I had the pleasure of reading a cute little story called Demanding Dudley by Deneen Renae, which is part of the new Wiblets series.  As a special education teacher, I’ve learned stories are one of the best ways to engage students and teach valuable social skills lessons. I was happy to discover a new series to help teach these important skills.

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My Kids Are Reading Demanding Dudley

Amazing review from the amazing NotInJersey.com blog

demanding dudleyMeet the Wibblets! These adorable monsters were inspired out of a need for an effective way to teach children how to manage their emotions. “In the case of Demanding Dudley, The Wiblets take on issues of thanklessness and impatience. Children will see the harmful effects of such negative behavior through the example of Dudley, a young Wiblet who forgets the value and importance of ‘using his magic words.’ Dudley and his mother discuss the hows and whys of self-control and gratitude, ultimately demonstrating in a positive light how kindness and patience can go a long way in making and granting requests. After reading and discussing the story of Dudley with their children, parents can make use of the positive trigger question, ‘Are you being a Demanding Dudley?’ in order to establish an immediate understanding with their child if and when the lessons taught by the book have been forgotten.”

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