Saturday, 08 August, 2020

Tag: Emotional


Social and Emotional Development - Part 1 — Encourage Play

Can describe steps of setting and working toward a basic goalRegulate and control impulses in most situationsCan use calming strategiesSocial AwarenessCan identify cues to indicate how others feel and the consequences of those feelingsWill notice how their own behavior has Read more…


Social and Emotional Development - Part 2 — Encourage Play

 This is the second part of a two part post regarding social and emotional developmental expectations in elementary school.  The first post focused on early elementary school (K – 2) and this post focuses on late elementary school (3 – Read more…


A Playful Way to Teach Emotional Control — Encourage Play

Have you heard about Mightier yet? You may have read about them in the Wall Street Journal.Mightier is a set of bioresponsive video games that help kids learn emotional control through biofeedback.I got a chance to talk with Jason Kahn, Read more…


10 Magnificent Games to Practice Social and Emotional Skills with Kids — Encourage Play

Inside: An overview of 10 games that can be used to work on social-emotional learning at school, in small group settings or at home. This post contains affiliate links. Learn more here.What was your favorite game to play as a Read more…


Three Awesome Fred Rogers Quotes related to Social and Emotional Development — Encourage Play

Recently I watched the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor all about Mr. Rogers. I enjoy documentaries and like to watch them at night as part of my evening routines. I started to watch this one evening, and within the Read more…


The Benefits of Playdates — Encourage Play

Inside: An incredible collection of play ideas for families during times when they need to stay at home. Also, why play helps at this time, and how we can view this as an opportunity to re-connect .Usually, as families, we Read more…


The Benefits of Playdates — Encourage Play

Inside: An incredible collection of play ideas for families during times when they need to stay at home. Also, why play helps at this time, and how we can view this as an opportunity to re-connect .Usually, as families, we Read more…


How are you feeling Thermometer

How to use the “How You Are Feeling Thermometer” to help a person of ANY age stop the mind-chatter, negative feelings, negative emotions, review their options, and create solutions: Print out the HOW ARE YOU FEELING / WHAT CAN YOU Read more…