Tells lies (revised)



This ebooklet provides a brief overview of why children tell lies and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom. Relevant strategies can also be easily adapted to be included in student’s Individual Learning Plans and in the recommendations section of psychologist’s reports.

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

  • General strategies
  • When talking to the child about the lie
  • When there is no evidence and there are two different stories
  • If the child has a disability or additional needs
  • Whole school strategies
  • Lesson plans and activities