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Emotion pixies Weepybold, Angrybold, Afraidybold and Happybold help children recognise emotions

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Emotion pixies Weepybold, Angrybold, Afraidybold and Happybold help children recognise emotions

How do you feel when you're sad? Where in your body you feel the sorrow? What does help you when you're feeling sad? Children consider these questions in kindergartens with emotion pixies Weepybold, Angrybold, Afraidybold and Happybold. Emotional competencies, i.e. identifying, recognising and controlling one's emotions, develop in social interaction with other people. There are several intervention programmes designed for children's social-emotional development, one of which is Papilio, a programme for preschool education. It is currently under study at the Department of Education in the University of Jyväskylä. Read more >>