Asking for help

Recipe for Disaster
 

Recipe for Disaster - A little red hen retelling about asking for help when you need it.

Follow the Little Red Hen's journey as she learns that it is okay to ask for help. 

With a series of unfortunate events, Little Red Hen faces her worst cooking disaster ever. If only she had asked for help!

Help your child to ask for help when they need it with this hilarious retelling of The Little Red Hen.

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  • everyone needing help

  • the consequences of taking on too much

  • how life is better when we ask for help

  • how to ask for help

Recipe for Disaster - A little red hen retelling about asking for help when you need it.

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Fans are saying...

There are so many kids' books about helping others, but hardly any about the importance of asking for help, which is probably one of the many reasons so many adults will relate to this one.  If you're a fan of this series, this one will not disappoint. And if you're not a fan, get ready to be!
    - Whitney B, Amazon.com verified review

Recipe for Disaster - A little red hen retelling about asking for help when you need it.

Kids will love this story! Adults will also relate to the manic energy of trying to get it all done by ourselves.
    - Kathleen, Amazon.com verified review

 

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Keep the momentum!

Keep the conversations going with these help-themed resources, designed to grow family fun and connection!

Meal Mats

Have dinner with a difference using a help-themed 'Meal Mat'. 

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Gratitude pack

Set out on a family mission to give and accept help, with challenges, activities, templates and printables

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Free resources

Click on the images below to download a FREE PDF for personal or classroom use. 

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Red Hen's Fairytale Journal

A fun way to illustrate to children the value of journalling! Meet Red Hen again, as she comically reflects on the importance of asking for help when you need it. 

'Recipe for Disaster' Classroom Guide

Ready made ideas for introducing the book into your classroom.

Helping Hand

A visual exercise to support children to think about who they can ask for help. 

Conversation starters

Discuss and debate with these help-themed conversation prompts. 

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