Emotions, children and you

Emotions, Children and You Support Pack (download PDF copy here)

Iver Village Residents Association has produced a support pack for Parents called 'Emotions, Children and You'. This pack is easy to use and is based on key research into how children can be helped to explain and express their emotions. The pack will provide

  • A set of cards called ZONES; The cards are widely used in primary schools and by support staff working with children such as speech and language therapists. The cards describe different emotional states and suggestions about how to help children find ways to moderate and adjust when they feel withdrawn or actively distressed and upset. The aim is to support emotional self-regulation.

  • An illustrated storybook, “Bot Bot the Robot finds his feelings”, created by Owl Therapy which features a robot to explore different emotions and supports these various feeling states as part of normal emotional life.

  • Another illustrated book, “Bot Bot: Corona virus confusion story”, which looks at the worries that children may have about Covid 19 and about how parents and children can share this.

The pack is completely free and is available to you to collect, take home, use and keep. You can pick your pack up from the following places over the next few weeks:

  1. Iver Parish Council Office Front Desk, Monday to Friday, 10am -2pm

  2. The Community Libraries in Iver Village and Iver Heath (when they re-open)

  3. We will also distribute to Parents in local parks and in clubs whenever we can

  4. You are also welcome to e-mail chairperson@ivervillageresidents.co.uk to arrange a collection. We would encourage parents who have links on social media to share this information and maybe even agree to pick up copies of the pack for others!

Please do take advantage of this useful and informative pack.

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