Croc Goes to the Dentist offers a gentle introduction to the experience of visiting the dentist for young children.
This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to the experience of visiting the dentist. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children reflect on their own experiences.
Crocodile loves sweet things, but when her teeth start to hurt, she needs to visit the dentist. Crocodile feels nervous, but the dentist is very kind.
The Experiences Matter series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing experiences, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.
Picture book story which offers a gentle introduction to the experience of visiting the dentist for young childrenExcellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.
Experiences Matter: Croc Goes to the Dentist
Sue GravesTrevor Dunton
Sue Graves has been a freelance children's author for more than 17 years. She has written over two hundred books for children from pre-school up to 15+ years. She writes fiction and non-fiction, plays and poetry across the age ranges.
Sue loves reading all sorts of books and is at her happiest when she has a book in her hand. She also loves painting in watercolours, playing tennis and badminton and going for long walks in the country with her husband and children.