How you can Educate Kids Regarding Their Feelings

 

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How to Teach Kids About Their Feelings Teach Your Child Simple Feeling Words. Teach your preschooler basic feeling words such as happy, mad, sad and scared. Create Opportunities to Talk About Feelings. Show kids how to use feeling words in their daily vocabulary.

Model how to Teach Your Child. 6 Steps to Teaching Feelings & How to Help Kids Express Their Emotions 1. Talk About Your Own Feelings. In other words, the best way to teach your children to express their feelings, is to 2. Help Them Untangle & Label Their Emotions. Emotions. Teach Kids About Feelings 1. Our Bodies Give Us Clues.

Many students simply don’t understand the physiological experience of their emotions (and 2. Our Feelings Are Connected to Our Actions & Thoughts. Our thoughts affect our emotions. Our emotions affect our 3. All Feelings. Here are some ways you can help your child learn the language they need to express their feelings: 1. Sing songs to help young children learn how to express their feelings. I came across this version of a preschool 2. Use games and activities to teach children about feelings.

Children like. Play with buckets and beanbags. Kids also have a hard time understanding what causes their feelings.

Hurley suggests creating “feeling buckets” to talk about how different actions and. Helping kids understand situations that might trigger hard feelings is key. To get students thinking about when they might feel angry, frustrated, overwhelmed, or other tough feelings, start up a game of musical chairs.

Label one chair with a special symbol. In this version, no one is. Connecting Kids to Experiences with Emotions Journaling: Encouraging students to journal about their feelings is helpful.

They express their feelings by writing Emotion Sort: Have students sort pictures of children with experiencing different emotions. By doing so, they will gain. Hands-On Ideas for Teaching Emotions to Children. Your child can learn about emotions by building Emotion lego characters, and drawing their expressions on with dry erase pens. These story stones are a very creative way for your child to create the type of emotion they are feeling, by making a face with stones.

Teaching emotions can be done in a variety of fun ways. Printables, books and hands-on play activities all help teach the concepts of feelings and develop emotionally intelligent kids. Printables to Help Kids Recognize Emotions Monstrous Emotions Printable | Lemon Lime Adventures.

Yet, for a small child, big feelings can feel scary and overwhelming. Making space for your child’s strong emotions and validating their experience allows your child to develop a healthy acceptance of their feelings. When your child doesn’t fight against their feelings, undue stress and anxiety is eliminated.

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Ask the children to talk about what they feel physically when they experience a given emotion.

“Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Second Edition” by Heidi Gerard Kaduson, Charles E. Schaefer
from Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Second Edition
by Heidi Gerard Kaduson, Charles E. Schaefer
Guilford Publications, 2006

There are a number of books that can help these children understand their feelings and expand their vocabulary of emotions.

“Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment” by Paris Goodyear-Brown
from Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
by Paris Goodyear-Brown
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◆ Have children identify emotions that they sometimes have; if they deny having a range of emotional experience, consider asking them to simply generate a list of emotions or to generate emotions that kids might have.

“Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience Through Attachment, Self-regulation, and Competency” by Margaret Blaustein, Kristine M. Kinniburgh
from Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience Through Attachment, Self-regulation, and Competency
by Margaret Blaustein, Kristine M. Kinniburgh
Guilford Press, 2019

One method to help children identify and talk about feelings is to ask them to draw faces with different emotional expressions.

“Social Work Practice with Children, Fourth Edition” by Nancy Boyd Webb, Luis H. Zayas
from Social Work Practice with Children, Fourth Edition
by Nancy Boyd Webb, Luis H. Zayas
Guilford Publications, 2019

Asking a 2or 3-year-old about how they are feeling can be a challenge if they aren’t aware of what feelings actually are, and are not sure how to label feelings, so I started with simple stories and materials about feelings.

“Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life: Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings” by Lawrence C. Rubin
from Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life: Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings
by Lawrence C. Rubin
Taylor & Francis, 2017

Identifying feelings and ‘labelling’ them is the first step in understanding them and learning about their expression, so gives the child a sense of control over these ‘overwhelming’ experiences.

“Teaching and Learning in the Early Years” by David Whitebread, Penny Coltman
from Teaching and Learning in the Early Years
by David Whitebread, Penny Coltman
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emotion for them (this teaches young children and kids without a vocabulary for loss how to describe what they feel), but eventually they’ll be able to articulate it.

“The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family” by Ron L. Deal, Gary Chapman
from The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family
by Ron L. Deal, Gary Chapman
Baker Publishing Group, 2014

Encourage the child to label the feelings and, together, try to come up with different reasons and perspectives that might be behind the emotions.

“Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age: Generation Next Book 2” by Ramesh Manocha
from Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age: Generation Next Book 2
by Ramesh Manocha
Hachette Australia, 2017

Teaching children about their own feelings is an important first step.

“Becoming the Parent You Want to Be: A Sourcebook of Strategies for the First Five Years” by Laura Davis, Janis Keyser
from Becoming the Parent You Want to Be: A Sourcebook of Strategies for the First Five Years
by Laura Davis, Janis Keyser
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, 2012

We show the parents how to create such moments by helping the child communicate his emotions more effectively.

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by Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Wieder
Hachette Books, 2007

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