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How to teach anger management to young childre

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tostaky Tue 02-Dec-14 20:50:11

I have no particular issues, just normal boys that sometimes shout when things dont get their way.
What is the best way to handle this? How do I show them the way it is done? They are 6, 4, 2. thanks

Dragonfly71 Wed 03-Dec-14 18:15:08

There's a book - The Volcano in my Tummy. Looks good, and I have heard its easy to use with children, although haven't tried it myself.

tostaky Wed 03-Dec-14 21:00:06

Thanks - I will look it up.

Parietal Wed 03-Dec-14 21:25:36

if DD is angry, I tell her to take a deep breath / stamp her foot / go to her room to calm down. All those reactions are allowed. Shouting / hitting her sister is not. For little ones (2 years), naming the motion and reason can help too.

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