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The Fears of Early Childhood – Emotional Literacy in the Early Years
(2011)
  • Reesa Sorin, James Cook University
Abstract

This study examined fear and other basic emotions in young children; what emotions and fears are experienced; how they are displayed and perceived; and how adults respond to children's emotion displays. It highlights the voices of children alongside those of parents and caregivers to give a rich picture of children's experiences and how adults respond. It also makes suggestions for educators and parents to help them to guide children in their development of emotional literacy - through validating emotion experiences, offering language and ways of expressing emotions, and working in partnerships between parents, educators and children themselves to facilitate rich emotional development of young children.

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Publication Date
2011
Publisher
Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN
978-3-8465-1742-0
Citation Information
Reesa Sorin. The Fears of Early Childhood – Emotional Literacy in the Early Years. Saarbrücken, Germany(2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/reesasorin/35/