Question Q - "I would like to ask about transitioning (not to another setting) i.e stopping play to have lunch/nappy change etc...Does anyone have any suggestions of strategies to use with a very young child (just 2 yrs) who struggles and becomes very emotional (massive temper tantrum) during transitions? " Answers A – “Let them take a … [Read more...] about How can i help a child who hates activity changes during the day?
FAQ Children's Behaviour
Do early years settings need a named person for behaviour?
Question Q – “Do Early Years settings need to have a named person for Behaviour? I seem to recall reading this somewhere but can't find it now. I know in Statutory Framework it says settings need to be responsible for managing behaviour but it doesn't say if you needed named person.” Answers A – “We have a named coordinator for this” A … [Read more...] about Do early years settings need a named person for behaviour?
How do you manage unkind behaviour in a 2 year old?
Question Q – “We have a 2 year old being particularly unkind, smacking, kicking and poking other children. The time out chair is having no effect at all. What solutions do other settings put into practice?” Answers A – “Some helpful information here http://www.earlyyearscareers.com/.../consistency-key.../ ” A – “Another great article here Some … [Read more...] about How do you manage unkind behaviour in a 2 year old?
What tactics work for poor behaviour?
Question - Q - "A 3 year old child has become very argumentative and distressed whenever we ask them to do something or have to intervene for poor behaviour. A behaviour plan has been written for the child. They refuse and flop on the floor and will not listen and distract the other children. We have tried removing them from the area, talking … [Read more...] about What tactics work for poor behaviour?
Dealing with biting issues
Question Q "I have this week taken over the senco role at my setting. It has come to my attention that our 1-2 room is having biting issues, the previous senco has started abc charts with the key person also shadowing and adapting routine to prevent situations for a particular child to help and working and communicating closely with parents. I … [Read more...] about Dealing with biting issues