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What a parenting relief to find great kids lit that helps kids identify and process emotion! These 6 books, recommended by a librarian and a theater teacher, can boost kids' emotional intelligence and help them manage complex feelings.
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This simple and silly theater game supports your child’s brain development and creates new neural pathways that build positivity and help them crave bonding! Beyond boosting IQ, this game is pure pleasure to play and can be that parent hack that you need…
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If you are hankering to talk to your kids about the big stuff, or help them process big emotions, then you should play Taxi! This classic theater game is adaptable for all ages and provides kids with a safe and sweet space to share feelings with you. Use…
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It’s hard just to get through the requirements of parenting, let alone find time on top of that to play. However, here is the tip: inject stories into the mundane parenting tasks and you’ll get what you need to get done quicker, and bond with your kid in…
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Great kids books are a superb way for kids to learn about kindness and empathy. I love them especially for the conversations they can start. These three books for ages 8 and up are our favorites for putting social emotional learning at the foreground.…
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When the temperatures dip and the crazies set in - you need an indoor game that keeps kids calm and gets them laughing. This theater game boosts social emotional learning, communication skills and is super bonding. Best of all, it makes kids laugh!
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Halloween games help kids flex their imaginative muscles, build empathy and bond with you and their buddies. Simple theater exercises - with a Halloween theme - can make playing their role so much more fun! Here are my favorite games for at-home play and…
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This simple chant helps kids regulate their emotions and boosts their social intelligence. You can play it as a car game, while walking to school, or even at bedtime. Kids will have fun exploring "characters" and you'll like this easy format for fostering…
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Turn those back-to-school jitters into a creative game that gets kids silly and opens them up for meaning communication with you. Learn more from our PhD expert about what dramatic play does for social skills and emotional intelligence.
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Transform the backseat into a giggle-fest with these silly - and meaningful - car games. When you play these games, there is no need for screens or headphones. Instead, kids will be bonding with you and making lasting memories - even before their vacation…
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