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The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that this award-winning album is a great way to teach your kids important life lessons, such as speaking clearly and answering the phone, as well as the importance of being kind to everyone. Kids will learn social skills and what it means to be a bully without feeling like they’re being preached to.
What's the story?
COOL KIND KID is an award-winning album from the educational curriculum Tanner’s Manners that teaches social skills and good character values for kids, in addition to helping them combat bullying at school and build self-esteem. The 17 original tracks teach kids how to be “cool” and “kind” with upbeat music and lessons that they won’t forget.
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Families can talk about what it means to be a bully. Have you ever known someone who acts like a bully? How does it make you feel? What can you do about it?
Can you give examples of what a bully might say or do? What is cyberbullying?
Do you practice good manners at home and at school? Do you think kids are becoming too involved with computers, the Internet, and texting, and forgetting what it means to interact with people face-to-face?
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