Emergencies, Emotions and Feelings
Parent Caregiver Magazine
This magazine from Sesame Workshop provides:
Tips to help children understand what they might see and hear in an emergency
Four steps to create a family emergency plan
Tips to help a child learn personal information
Checklist for packing an emergency kit
Children's Activity Book
Grover and Elmo help children learn about emergencies and how to prepare for them in this interactive storybook.
Let’s Get Ready Tip Sheet
Grover provides tips to help children learn personal information in this one-page tip sheet.
Family Emergency Plan
Families identify emergency contacts, meeting place, medical information and close relatives in this two-page plan created by Sesame Workshop.
Teaching Your Child to: Identify and Express Emotions
This is a 4-page article from Vanderbilt University Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). The article focuses on helping children understand and express emotions. It contains specific suggestions and strategies to teach children how to express their emotions in ways the family considers are appropriate. This article would be helpful if a parent asked, “How can I teach my child to express his emotions in a less physical way?”
Teaching Your Child About Feelings from Birth to Age 2
This 5-page article from Vanderbilt University Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) focuses on teaching very young children to express their feelings. It contains a table of social-emotional skills from birth to 36 months and gives specific suggestions to help children learn about feelings and to express their feelings in healthy, non-hurtful ways. This article would be appropriate if a parent asked “How can I teach my child to understand other’s feelings?” or “How can I teach my child to express her feelings?”