Sweets, treats, medicines and tablets

IMPORTANT: Please take time to read this information (BELOW) BEFORE reading the story


What is the... Sweets, treats, medicines and tablets story about?

  • This story is designed for you to read to your child(ren) or to go through with them if they are reading it for themselves. Don't just read the story either, have a look at the pictures. What's happening? What's wrong? What would you do in that situation?
  • This story covers:
    • That medicines, if not specifically for you, can be dangerous.
    • That just because medicines can look like sweets doesn’t mean they are!
    • That making fun of people is unfair and unkind.
    • Friends shouldn't ask each other to do things that they don’t want to.
    • Friends should feel confident in telling each other 'NO' if they don’t want to do something.
    • To do what you know is right to do, not what someone else tells you to.
    • That being honest can be difficult, but it's worth it.
    • Developing skills needed to deal with difficult situations.
    • That you should always tell an adult you know you can trust if you are worried or scared.
  • Have a quick look through the story for yourself before reading it to your child or letting them read it for themselves.