Strategy#1 in the article is to Build Empathy. How do you help children to build empathy at home and in centers?
Some ideas include: a feelings board where children can check in and say how they are feeling when they arrive at school each day, or reading a book which identifies feelings and how to manage them. One popular example is When Sophie Gets Angry...Really, Really Angry
by Molly Bang
Shaleighne Fahey Cantner
Early Childhood/Special Education Consultant