In I Have Ants in My Pants, Julia Cook helps normalize the feeling many kids have when they struggle to control their wiggles and provides strategies for improving impulse control.
Some children just can't sit still no matter how hard they try. And Louis is no exception. He accidentally kicks his friend during story time. He can't stand still in the lunch line. And he wiggles in his seat at the movie theater.
Everyone keeps telling him he has ants in his pants, but Louis doesn't see any ants! Louis' mom explains that this means he wiggles a lot, and she teaches him a special tool, the Wiggle Dance.
Wiggle and jiggle.Jump up and down.Shake your handsand turn around.
Take a deep breath.Scrunch up your nose.Wobble your kneesand wiggle your toes.
With a little practice and a few helpful tools, Louis learns that he can calm his wiggles and become the boss of the ants in his pants!
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|Publisher:||National Center for Youth Issues|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Carrie Hartman is an award-winning illustrator who's work includes: editorial, children's books and book illustration, character development, advertising, posters, greeting cards, comic books, stationary, and animation projects. She is a graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she is currently a member of the design faculty teaching illustration.