Skip to content

Socio-emotional Skills


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

article image

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

Child Guidance & the Registered Early Childhood Educator

article image

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

Guidance - The Social/Emotional Factor

article image

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.


No documents found


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.


No documents found


No documents found

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.