Emotional Competence is an important factor in children’s development. It is the ability to understand, express and manage emotional situations.
The Exploring Emotions Workshop is based on helping children acquire the tools and support in developing emotional competence through a range of activities and shared discussion.
Story and group activities (shared discussion, drawing activities, games)
Group: Up to 10 children (suitable for children between 4 to 8 years)
Time: One hour
Exploring Emotions workshop gives children an opportunity to share their ideas and feelings through discussion and stories. Shared discussion enables children to relate to different feelings in a variety of situations.
Emotional competence is the ability to:
Emotions are feelings that range from:
Happy • Excited • Proud • Sad • Nervous • Scared • Anxious/overwhelmed • Tired • Frustrated • Angry • Impatient and patient • Shy • Embarrassed • Cheeky