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The Robot Who Was Different

an educational story about self-esteem

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Ages: 4 - 10

Devices: Mobile, Tablet, or Desktop

Topics: Self-Esteem


Robot is very different from her best friends Monkey, Mouse, and Penguin. Follow along as Robot learns that it is OK to be different. In fact, different isn't bad. It's just different. The Robot Who Was Different is a 16 page digital story, full of bright and colorful illustrations to keep children engaged as they learn about self-esteem.

Suggested Uses

Comparison: Compare the experiences of Robot to those of your young clients. Can your clients relate with Robot? In what ways is your client different from their friends? Are there any advantages to their differences?

Lessons: Over the course of the story, Robot comes to recognize that her differences aren't all bad. Some of her differences are actually strengths. When Robot is upset about the things that make her different, she talks to her mother for support. Finally, Robot realizes that she isn't the only one who's different. All of her friends have strengths and weaknesses of their own.

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