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Teaching Your Child to Identify and Express Emotions

Young children deal with many of the same emotions adults do. Children get angry, sad, frustrated, nervous, happy, or embarrassed, but they often do not have the words to talk about how they are feeling. Instead, they sometimes act out these emotions in very physical and inappropriate ways. This four-page handout describes specific steps and strategies adults can use to help children express themselves in ways that are appropriate.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Tip Sheet
Tags: Family Engagement, Social-Emotional Skills - Emotional Literacy
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