Emotional ABC’s Teach Children to Recognize Feelings In Themselves and Others

Posted on October 5, 2013 at 2:28 pm

We spend so much time worrying about teaching our children reading and math that we can overlook the importance of teaching them to recognize and handle emotions in themselves and others.  So I like the new resources from Emotional ABC’s, especially the way they help parents teach children to identify their feelings, “rewind” to figure out how they got there, and then think about the best way to communicate and resolve the issues by making good choices.  I also like the way they promote empathy by teaching children to recognize the indicators of fear, anger, hurt feelings, and other emotions and moods in others, and how to respond sensitively.  The activity books help families talk about complicated and sensitive issues in an honest and constructive manner.

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