Emotion Labelling

๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ˜” ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜ฆ MAKING emotion faces with my youngest today to use at school. Validating childrenโ€™s feelings even when you canโ€™t change the situation helps to make them feel understood and builds trust – but first we have to teach them. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜ฆ๐Ÿ˜ 

๐Ÿ˜ŠTHOSE of you that know me will know Iโ€™m just a BIT of a geek (my phone never made the drawer!), one course just seems to raise more interest and LEAD to another โ€ฆ SOOO (for my interest & personal development) Iโ€™ve just finished a short course on Coping with Changes: social-emotional learning through play (FutureLearn) โ€ฆ looking at ADVERSITY and CHALLENGE and HOW these may affect a child, RECOGNISING the signs of distress in children and the PROMOTIVE and PROTECTIVE factors that can be put in place โ€ฆ ๐Ÿ˜Š

๐Ÿ˜ŠTHERE was a LOT of content from early years to 4-9 years and up with some great self care strategies for the adults too – as how WE feel projects to the children in our care ๐Ÿ˜Š

๐Ÿ’šEmotion coaching here I come! ๐Ÿ’š