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Socio-emotional Skills

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Supporting the Social/Emotional Development of 2 & 3 Year Olds

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This article aims to provide strategies for caregivers and educators to support Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood Development.

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/supporting-the-socialemotional.html

Child Guidance & the Registered Early Childhood Educator

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Importance of providing guidance to children in order to increase development and self-esteem.  

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/child-guidance-the-registered-early-childhood-educator.html

Guidance - The Social/Emotional Factor

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Strategies and guidance for caregivers and professionals to support children with their social and emotional development. Discusses examples of how to incorporate conversations, activities in order to promote this form of learning and to create a positive environment.

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/guidance-the-socialemotional-factor.html

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Activities

Express Yourself!

This game is for schoolage children and can be done in small or large groups. The goal of this activity is to support the growth of emotional reactins specific to suggested experiences in a non-verbal way and notice non-verbal emotional messages. 

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/express-yourself.html

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Practical Tools and Strategies

Time In: Approach to Building A Cooperative Relationship with Children

This technique of using Time In, is implemented by designating a quiet, comfortable area that is to be used for calming and regulating emotions, regrouping and child-directed down time. It’s a place where comfort is available  and company too, if requested through both verbal and non-verbal actions (i.e. a child reaching to hug a caregiver). Children are provided with the opportunity to engage in comforting, soothing and appropriate play.

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/time-in-an-approach-to-building-a-cooperative-relationship-with-children.html