Guest: Dr. Gail Joseph has written extensively about the importance of building emotional vocabulary in young children. Dr. Joseph is the Bezos family distinguished professor in the early learning, and the founding director of cultivate learning at the University of Washington.
Why is Building Emotional Vocabulary in young children so critical
Incorporating Positive Emotional Vocabulary
One great way to expand vocabulary in general and emotional vocabulary is through books.
Suggested Books: Glad Monster, sad Monster by Ed Amberley
My Many Colored days by Dr Seuss
How are you Peeling Foods with Moods by Saxton Freyman
When Sophie Gets Angry- Really Really Angry by Molly Bang
Emotional Coaching By Parents
Mike Dlott is the the Director of Discovery Child Development Center in Morrisville, NC and the host of the Preschool and Beyond podcast.