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Class

Early Years Education Foundations

  • Emotions & Feelings
  • Emily Macfarlane
  • 45 Mins
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Skill Level

Qualified Educators

Duration

45 Mins

Resources

1 Files

Streaming Content

4 Videos

Description

Within this class Emily will explore the concept of developing children's understanding of their own emotions and how building emotional intelligence is such an important aspect of holistic early years development. Throughout the 4 lessons in this class you'll investigate why it's important for children to have a strong grounding across all the different emotions they feel, why they feel these different emotions and what our role as an adult is in helping children understand and cope with the array of emotions they feel day in, day out. Emotions are deep and complex which is why it's so important our curriculums within our early years settings aren't just educationally focused but also intent on developing emotional intelligence and supporting children to develop self-regulatory skills.

Skills you'll learn

Lesson Content

1. All Emotions Count

05:48

Focusing on just the big negative emotions or those 'naughty' behaviours can have a major negative impact on young children. As human beings we have an amazing capacity to feel so many different emotions, some good and some not so good, but they all need to be spoken about and shared so children can begin to understand what they're feeling and why.

2. Understanding How We React To Emotions

08:54

Linking emotions to how we feel and how we behave as a result of our emotional responses is a vital step in developing emotional intelligence. Children need our support and guidance to begin to piece together the puzzle between emotions, feelings and behaviours.

3. Consistency Really Is Key

07:25

Everyone being on the same page with how we support children with their emotions and strategies you have in place to develop emotional intelligence is so important. Through your curriculum, positive relationships policies and parent partnerships you need to have your strategies and techniques clearly mapped out and defined as this lesson with Emily explores.

4. How We Can Best Support Children's Emotions

14:17

In the final lesson Emily explores what we can do to support children in dealing with their emotions and providing environments that foster emotional intelligence growth and development. Provided throughout this lesson is a number of real life strategies and topic areas you can implement within your practice to develop the emotional support and development you offer.

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