Some children find it difficult to process the information received from their senses. Those who feel sensory inputs too intensely – like colours appearing excessively bright or fruits tasting too grainy – can become sensory sensitive or sensory avoidant. The following article provides calm-down strategies for over-responsive children that you can use within the learning environment.
Anxiety is one of the most common reasons why children don’t want to leave home and their families. If not addressed at the right time, it can worsen into a debilitating condition, seriously affecting learning too. The following article provides information on identifying and supporting children with anxiety.
Behaviour management can be challenging sometimes, with energetic toddlers and young children eager to explore their physical and social environment. The following article provides positive guidance strategies and is how Educators can implement them within the learning environment.
No child is behaves in one way all the time, but psychologists agree that each has their own usual type. This is usually reflected in the way parents or close family members describe the child since their infancy; for example, ‘Sandra is very easygoing’ or ‘Rodney likes routines’. Such differences are clues to different temperaments that human beings are born with. The following article provides information on What Is Temperament, Understanding Temperament, Teaching Strategies and more.
Calming down an angry child is important as it helps to enhance awareness about their feelings and also helps to balance their emotional development. The following article provides 10 strategies to handle an angry child.
The Anger Management Posters are great to display in a calm-down area to show children how to regulate their emotions when feeling overwhelmed or angry. Children can choose a task to do from the poster and when completing the task it will help them to calm down. These posters can also be added to a display folder that children can flip through and complete when they need some time to themselves.
The years between five and twelve are a time brimming with activity for children – they are developing close friendships, getting stronger in body and mind as well as widening their circle of hobbies and interests. While all this exploration makes for great learning and excitement, also sets the stage for some challenging behaviour. The following article provides information on strategies that Educators can use to promote positive behaviour in OOSH services.
Sharing is challenging for children, especially toddlers. This happens frequently during the development process. The first step in teaching children to share is realising and accepting this. The following article provides information on the Benefits Of Learning To Share, Social Development In Babies and Toddlers, How To Encourage Sharing and more.
Consequences are one of the most effective principles of behaviour management in ECEC settings, as they show children the probable results of their own actions. There are two types of consequences used most often – natural and logical. The following article provides information on Natural consequences, How To Use Natural consequences, Logical consequences and more.
Saying sorry is among the earliest lessons in interpersonal behaviour that children learn when growing. There are indeed many benefits of an apology but adults forget that almost always they depend on both sides genuine feeling the emotions rather than being forced to go through the motions. The following article provides strategies to support children to say sorry more meaningfully.
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