Handling Worry and Anger
Learn how to calm children when they're angry or anxious.
- Print and distribute the “Breathe, Think, Do” cards to each parent. Ask parents to raise their hands: who hasn’t been sure what to do when their child is having a meltdown? Look at all of those raised hands! Reassure parents that they are not alone: it’s not easy when children’s emotions take over, but there are way to help kids learn to handle their emotions and behavior.
- Mention that when children are worried or angry, they need a parent’s help finding the words or actions to show their feelings. They may act out because don’t know how else to express themselves.
- Demonstrate and discuss the Breathe, Think, Do digital interactive and encourage parents to download it. Distribute the Breathe, Think, Do cards and encourage parents to share the cards with their children at home after they’ve shared the interactive.
Abby's Broken Wand
A storybook featuring strategies to help children cope with big feelings.
Building a Connected Community
Take a course on ways to help children and families get ready for school and life--together!
In our course Caring Communities, you can explore the ways to embed storybooks, printables, videos, and digital games in your work with everyone in your neighborhood.
Roads to Resilience
The course Roads to Resilience highlights some of the best assets from topics across SesameWorkshop.org with customized approaches, tips and tricks on using these resources in your work with caregivers and their children.
Building and Rebuilding Language Skills—and Community!
An article about building children’s language skills by enriching your interactions.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how you can use our “Little Neighbors” initiative to help children and their families discover their power to make their communities—and the world—a happier, healthier, safer place for everyone.
Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content, Rosemarie Truglio, PhD, examines bullying as it affects young children, and shares ways to handle—and prevent—it.