Author(s): Felicity Brooks
How are you feeling today? Being able to ask and answer this question is a key stage in children's development and essential for maintaining good relationships with friends and family, effective learning, and good mental health. This fun, friendly and reassuring introduction is designed to help young children recognise, understand and name different feelings and learn to talk about and manage them in helpful ways. Helps build children's self-esteem as they develop emotional intelligence and empathy by recognising and responding appropriately to their own and other people's feelings. Helps children with the personal, social and emotional development goals of the Early Years curriculum. Notes for parents on the importance of emotional intelligence and tips on how they can help young children manage their emotions to become more resilient in the face of stress and anxiety.