This quiet, soothing activity is an easy way to calm your child at the end of a school day or after a busy weekend of [...]
Robot Body Languagenbhenetadmin2021-07-24T03:00:55+00:00
Challenge your child to communicate emotions without using words or facial expressions. Can they guess what emotion you are trying to convey? From PBS.
Practice Mindfulness With Belly Breathingnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:59:21+00:00
Diaphragmatic breathing, also known as belly breathing, is a calming exercise that both children and parents can practice to relax and feel grounded, and one [...]
Assertive Communication Information Sheetnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:51:25+00:00
Communicating in an assertive manner can help you to minimize conflict, to control anger, to have your needs better met, and to have more positive [...]
Draw Your Feelingsnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:44:46+00:00
Draw Your Feelings activity from PBS.
Make Love You Loopsnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:43:16+00:00
Love You Loops are interlocking paper loops that can be made for children to help them understand the number of days a parent or loved [...]
Make a Book About Mannersnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:40:20+00:00
When kids create their own manners book, they learn important social skills while strengthening their writing ability. From PBS.
Morning badges activity from PBS.
Game: Guess the Feelingnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T02:28:07+00:00
Being able to recognize and name feelings is the very first step in helping children manage their feelings. This game gives children a chance to [...]
Daily encouragements help kids learn to support themselves when the going gets tough, as well as start the day off right! From PBS.
Make gratitude jar take some time to reflect on what you and your child are thankful for with this resource from PBS.
Face Changing Dollsnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:54:07+00:00
Make these cute and easy dolls with your child as a way to teach about emotions. From PBS.
Using Words to Name Feelingsnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:49:03+00:00
Here’s an activity, from PBS, you can do at home to practice using words to name feelings.
Happy Days Chartnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:47:44+00:00
Make a Happy Days Chart with this resource from PBS.
You’ll Feel Better Again Jarnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:43:47+00:00
Make a simple You’ll Feel Better Again Jar out of materials from around the house. Use this activity to talk with your child and find [...]
Gratitude Bingo (Ages 6-8)nbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:42:43+00:00
Learn all about gratitude with this fun bingo game from PBS.
Treating Others Fairly (Ages 2-5)nbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:41:10+00:00
Learn all about treating others fairly with this fun bingo game from PBS.
The next time you and your child are waiting—at the doctor’s office or a bus stop—invite them to use their imagination to create a song [...]
Emotions Bingo (Ages 6-8)nbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:36:55+00:00
Learn all about emotions with this fun bingo game from PBS.
Making Mistakes Art Projectnbhenetadmin2021-07-24T00:33:58+00:00
In this activity, try stopping between each step to give your child a chance to decide if their creation looks like what they are trying [...]
Teaching Your Child About Feelings (Ages 0-2)nbhenetadmin2021-07-15T21:10:29+00:00
Informational resource on teaching your child about feelings, from birth to age 2, from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning [...]
Healthy Emotional Developmentnbhenetadmin2021-07-15T23:00:44+00:00
Information on child emotions, healthy emotional development, child self-control, child cooperation, and more from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning [...]