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Early Years Education Foundations

  • Emotions & Feelings
  • Olivia Hulley
  • 1 Hour
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Skill Level

Unqualified Professionals


1 Hour


1 Files

Streaming Content

4 Videos


Join the wonderful Olivia and delve into the world of children's emotions, feelings and how we can build confidence within the young children you care for. In this class you'll take a whistle stop tour of all things big emotions, feelings, potential stresses and how we can support children to develop emotional resilience and their inner confidence. You'll cover topic areas such as how to utilise co-regulation in order to help children develop self-regulatory skills, understanding the context behind where children's emotional responses come from, the importance of building positive relationships and meaningful attachments and how we can boost children's confidence and eliminate stress from their routines and environments.

Skills you'll learn

Lesson Content

1. The Why Behind Behaviour


In this lesson you'll explore the importance of valuing children feelings and the importance of understanding the context behind children's behaviours and emotional reactions to certain situations. In order to support children the best we can, we first need to understand the unique child and what causes them to have emotional responses due to heightened levels of stress and anxiety. So join Olivia as she uncovers the why behind children's actions and behaviours

2. Supporting Children to Regulate Their Emotions


Co-Regulation is a major step towards a child being able to self-regulate and demonstrate strong emotional intelligence and resilience. Within this lesson Olivia will explore some practical ways in which you can help children develop self-regulatory skills and embed emotional development into your practice.

3. Attachments In The Early Years


Next up Olivia covers the importance of attachments when developing positive relationships and providing children with the care and security they need to develop strong emotional resilience and self-regulatory skills. As you've already explored co-regulation is an integral pre-condition for developing self-regulatory skills and can only be achieved their positive and secure attachments.

4. Boosting Confidence & Eliminating Stress


In this final lesson Olivia presents some techniques and strategies you can utilise in order to boost confidence within children and minimise any potential stressors from their environment. Boosting confidence and eliminating stress are to major components of a child's overall wellbeing and their ability to develop self-regulatory and cognitive skills.

Meet your teacher

What I enjoy the most about the early years, is allowing children to thrive in a caring, compassionate and engaging environment. Previously, I have trained and come from a performing arts and entertainment background, which of course comes together nicely when working with these impressionable and curious children. I pride myself in making learning fun and enabling, whilst encouraging children to celebrate their own unique individualities.

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Having The Early Years Network at our fingertips has completely changed the way we develop our staff members. The platform allows me to inspire staff to follow their own individual passions through easy and accessible training.

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