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How Are You Feeling?

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Kids can build good social skills such as working together, helping others, and developing friendships by learning to express their feelings in healthy ways.


thought bubble    Here’s how you can help your child deal with their feelings:


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  1. Your child won’t go to bed because she thinks there’s a monster in the closet.  What is the best plan?

    a) Go to bed, I don’t want to hear another word from you.
    b) Don’t be silly there’s nothing to be afraid of.
    c) I understand, thinking that would be scary. Let’s go check out your closet.

     The best answer is ‘C’. Don’t dismiss a child’s feelings; help them to work through their fears.
     The best answer is ‘C’. Don’t dismiss a child’s feelings; help them to work through their fears.

Dealing with anger

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When your child gets angry you could say something like, “It’s okay to be mad, but it’s not okay to hit. Hitting hurts people.”

Teach them ways to calm down:

Dealing with frustration

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Dealing with fear

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Dealing with jealousy

twins fighting over a doll
mum reading a story and talking about feelings

Activities

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Make Your Own Monster!
Design your own monster with his or her own feelings!