Presentation on theme: "Ch. 11 Emotional Development 1-3. Common Emotions 1-3 years Anger: a reaction to frustration 18 month3 years How is it expressed?explosive tantrums, hitting,"— Presentation transcript:
Common Emotions 1-3 years Anger: a reaction to frustration 18 month3 years How is it expressed?explosive tantrums, hitting, kicking, attacking Name calling, pouting, scolding Causes of angerSick, tired, hungry, uncomfortable, Don’t get their way Acceptable ways of dealing with anger Use words Speak calmly Take a deep breath Behavior often stops if there is not a result Older toddlers are not angry as often, but stay mad longer
Common Emotions 1-3 years Fear: 1.Some fears are good: keep children away from dangerous situations 2.Common fears: separation anxiety, the dark, strangers 3.Some fears are bad: must be overcome in order to develop in a healthy way. 1.Abnormal fears: phobias 2.Taking on parental fears *Help children overcome their fears by: offering support and understanding, encouraging children to talk about their fears, in some cases…accept the fear and avoid confronting it
Common Emotions 1-3 years Jealousy: –Toddlers resent affection between parents –Sibling rivalry How can you prepare the child for a brother or sister? –Talk to the child –Reassure –Spend time –Show affection –Explain the “important job” of big brother or sister to get the child excited about the new addition
Common Emotions 1-3 years Love/Affection Ways to show love: hugs, kisses, hugging legs, climbing onto laps, saying “I love you” Who do children love? First those who satisfy their physical needs –then Siblings Peers Pets People they see frequently
Common Emotions 1-3 years Sympathy/Empat hy 1 year old3 year old Pat and talk to another child who is hurt Sharing toys Children feel sympathy, but don’t understand it.
Discipline Terms to know… Discipline: The task of helping children learn to behave in acceptable ways. Punishment: What we do to the child who knows a behavior is wrong and chooses to do it anyway. Goal of Discipline: Self discipline