All too often PSHVTs are asked for information and resources to help young children with their understanding of emotions. Hopefully you will find some advice and useful ideas for resources which best meet the needs of children in your setting.
The core features of emotional development explored are:
to identify and understand ones own feelings
to accuratley read and comprehend emotional states in others
to manage strong emotions and their expression in a constructive manner
Have you considered the impact of the expanded hours on children with Additional Support Needs (ASN)?
Some of the questions in this EASEYS for ASN could apply to all children in your setting but may have more of an impact for children with ASN. What might be a minor inconvenience for some could have a dramatic impact on others. Adjusting your environment and approaches could make all the difference…