An easy-to-use resource for exploring feelings in everyday situations with young children
By E A Morris
Meet Dingle Duck, a charming character who encounters all kinds of emotional situations, from a happy birthday surprise to an annoying time when another duck knocked over his tower of bricks. These drawings act as prompts for discussions in Circle Time or one-to-one time so that children can safely explore the emotions involved in everyday situations. Building up a good emotional vocabulary and emotional awareness is an important first step for young children as they develop social, personal and behavioural skills. This resource, developed by specialists in this field, will give early years’ practitioners an excellent tool to enhance their work in this vital area of child development.
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