What If Everybody Did That? is a book by Colleen M. Madden that teaches children about the effects of little misbehaviors.
Read the book to your kids or show this video read aloud of the book on YouTube:
What If Everybody Did That? Book Summary
In response to a series of little misbehaviors, various people ask a young boy, “What if everybody did that?” The pictures in the book show the boy imagining the catastrophic effects of everyone misbehaving like he did. The story ends on a positive note with the boy returning home to give his mother a hug. What if everybody did that? Well, everybody should.
What If Everybody Did That? Reflection Questions
- Have you ever wanted to do one of the misbehaviors in the story? Why or why not?
- Think about one recent misbehavior you have done. What would the world look like if everybody did that?
- Besides hugging your mom, what are some other good behaviors everybody should do?
What If Everybody Did That? Worksheet
Using this worksheet, children will reflect on their own misbehaviors and the way the world would look if everybody did that.
Download and print a copy of the worksheet here: