top of page

 

Social-Emotional Development

    • Label bins or baskets with pictures of what is stored so that children can cooperate and clean up after activities.

     

    • Hang photos of children’s families and artwork that reflects children’s culture to send a message that children are accepted and respected.

     

    • A cubby or space for each child’s personal things reminds children that they belong in your program.

     

    • Comfortable adult seating where a child can sit on your lap fosters feelings of being cared for.

     

    • Create space for children to be together as a group, such as for circle time, to foster relationships.

     

    • Make activities accessible, for example, by adding steps so children can independently wash their hands, to help them feel capable and confident.

     

    • Include a cozy child sanctuary to give children a place regulate their emotions.
bottom of page