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Social and Emotional Development

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How to say I'm sorry. This chart is great for teaching children how to say sorry and mean it. Make a "Mood Meter" Sign. Early Learning Activities for Preschoolers — Best Beginnings. Here are some sample activities for the five areas of child development: physical, social and emotional, approaches to learning, thinking, and communication and language.

Early Learning Activities for Preschoolers — Best Beginnings

Activities are presented in PDF format. Produced by Best Beginnings, new activities will be added regularly. The most recent activities are listed on top for each age group. Would you like to be notified when new activities are posted? Sign up to receive Tips and Activity alerts by email >> Promoting Social-Emotional Development: Experiences and Activities.

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Promoting Social-Emotional Development: Experiences and Activities

E. (2013). Child Development (9th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education Inc. Brown, W., Odom, S., McConnell, S. R., & Rathel, J. Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Identity and Self-Esteem - Child Development & Parenting: Early (3-7) Angela Oswalt, MSW During early childhood, children start to develop a "self-concept," the attributes, abilities, attitudes and values that they believe define them.

Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Identity and Self-Esteem - Child Development & Parenting: Early (3-7)

By age 3, (between 18 and 30 months), children have developed their Categorical Self, which is concrete way of viewing themselves in "this or that" labels. For example, young children label themselves in terms of age "child or adult", gender "boy or girl", physical characteristics "short or tall", and value, "good or bad.

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