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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Helping Children Handle Disappointment
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/disappointment/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: La desilusión… Cómo ayudar a los niños a sobrellevarla
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/disappointment-sp/
Polish Version: Jak pomóc dzieciom radzić sobie z rozczarowaniem
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/disappointment-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Anger
Emotional Development
Self-Regulation
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
32. Demonstrate decision-making skills and behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
32.B. Apply decision-making skills to deal responsibly with daily academic and social situations.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
30.A.ECc. Express feelings that are appropriate to the situation.
32.B.ECa. Participate in discussions about finding alternative solutions to problems.