Reference Materials for Grandparents


100 Plus Things To Do With Your Grandchildren | Authors: Jana Dube Hletko and Lynn Zacny Busby

Anger Management Workbook for Kids—50 Fun Activities to Help Children Stay Calm and Make Better Choices When They Feel Mad | Author: Samantha Snowden, MA

Baby 411–Your Baby Birth to Age 1 (9th Edition) | Authors: Denise Fields and Dr. Ari Brown

Becoming Grandma–The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting | Author: Lesley Stahl

Camp Grandma–Next-Generation Grandparenting—Beyond Babysitting | Author: Marianne Waggoner Day

Camp Granny | Author: Sharon Lovejoy

Color With Me, Grandma! Color, Create, and Connect With Your Grandchild | Author: Jasmine Narayan, Psy.D. | Illustrator: Hannah Davies

Grandmothering | Author: Linda Eyre

Grandparenthood | Authors: Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer & Dr. Steven Kaplan

How to Babysit a Grandma | Author: Jean Reagan | Illustrator: Lee Wildish

How to Be the Perfect Grandma | Author: Bryna Nelson Paston

How to Raise a Reader | Authors: Pamela Paul – Maria Russo

How to Raise Kind Kids—And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain | Author: Thomas Lickona

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen—A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 | Authors: Joanna Faber & Julie King

Raising Readers—How to nurture a child’s love of books | Author: Megan Daley

Sitting Still Like a Frog—Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) | Author: Eline Snel

Special Activities for Grandparents & Grandchildren | Authors: Jana Dube Hletko and Lynn Zacny Busby

The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids–500 Activities to Encourage Creativity in Kids Ages 2 to 12–Play, Pretend, Draw, Dance, Sing, Write, Build, Tinker | Author: Bobbi Conner/Illustrator: Denise Holmes

The Modern Grandparent’s Handbook—The Ultimate Guide to the New Rules of Grandparenting | Author: Dr. Georgia Witkin, Senior Editor of℠

Your First Grandchild | Authors: Claire Nielson, Paul Greenwood, and Peggy Vance

Books of Works of Fred Rogers:

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood—The Poetry of Mister Rogers | Illustrator: Luke Flowers

Life’s Journeys According to Mister Rogers

The World According to Mister Rogers

Talking Math with Your Kids, Christopher Danielson, Ph.D.’s free ideas and research about, and examples of, math talk with children, and his suggested products promoting children’s and caregivers’ talking about math with creativity and joy:

The 2020 State of Grandfamilies in America Annual Report by Generations United:

Generation Grandparent, Paula Span’s column in The New York Times:

Jewish Grandparents Network, password-fee and fee-free survey research results, videos, blogs, experiences, activities, suggestions for resolving grandparenting problems, and other resources, including among others family stories, for grandparents and their grandchildren of all ages, identities, circumstances, and locations: