What sort recreational activities would you recommend for a five year old to build on their emotional intelligence?
For our 5 yo, we brought her out to play v often. During play, we observe and educate her on how to interact with other children well. For example, we brought toy spades, pails etc to play at the beach, children will look with envious at her tools. I will get her to invite the children to play together. The ability to get her to be aware of others' feelings and emotions and how to handle it, is taught in a gentle and non intrusive manner. We will also bring our children to old folks' home and children's home during festive seasons like xmas or their birthday to spread some joy. They need to learn empathy and be able to be sensitive to other people.Read more