OUCH! That hurts! — Biting – Selected Resources
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- Kinnell, G. (2008). No Biting: Policy and Practice for Toddler Programs, Second Edition. Child Care Solutions. St. Paul, MN: Readleaf Press
- Biting: A Fact Sheet for Families – This fact sheet provides tips for parents and program staff on how to better understand issues around biting. Retrieved from https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/mental-health/article/biting-fact-sheet-families
- Center for Inclusive Child Care Info Modules: Self study training modules on a variety of topics including; When Biting Happens: Strategies for Staff, children, and Parents. Retrieved from https://www.inclusivechildcare.org/resource-library/self-study/when-biting-happens-strategies-staff-children-and-parents
- The Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). Ideas for Using Books to Support Social Emotional Development (PDF). Retrieved from http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/booknook/bn_nobiting.pdf
- The Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). Responding to your child’s bite [PDF]. Retrieved from http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/documents/biting-parenting_tool.pdf.
- Crisalli, L. (2008). All about biting [PDF]. Exchange 184: 61-63. Retrieved from https://www.childcareexchange.com/library/5018461.pdf
- Illinois Early Learning Project. Play Right — Don’t Bite! Retrieved from https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/biting/
- Murray Law, B. (2011). Biting questions. When a toddler bites, how do you handle the biter, the victim — and both sets of parents? Monitor on Psychology 42(2) p 50. Retrieved from https://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/02/biting
- National Association for the Education of Young Children. (2010). Understanding and Responding to Children Who Bite. Retrieved from https://www.naeyc.org/our-work/families/understanding-and-responding-children-who-bite
- Ramming, P., Kyger, C. S., Thompson, S. D. (March, 2006). A New Bit on Toddler Biting: The Influence of Food, Oral Motor Development, and Sensory Activities. Young Children, v61 n2 p17-18, 20-23.
- Tips for Preventing Repeated Biting in Child Care Programs. Retrieved from https://childcare.extension.org/tips-for-preventing-repeated-biting-in-child-care-programs/
- What Should I Do When My Child is Bitten in Child Care? (2010). Retrieved from https://childcare.extension.org/what-should-i-do-when-my-child-is-bitten-in-child-care/
- What to do when Toddlers Bite – Available from the Hand in Hand website at https://www.handinhandparenting.org/article/what-to-do-when-toddlers-bite/
- Why do Some Children in Child Care Bite Others? Retrieved from https://childcare.extension.org/why-do-some-children-in-child-care-bite-others/
- Better Kid Care – This website from Penn State offers fee based professional development opportunities and you can search for free downloadable educational information on caring for children.
- Return to Social-Emotional Development
Funding for the 2011 update of the Growing Ideas Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices has been provided by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Child and Family Services, Early Childhood Division.