Saturday Club Term 1 2017. Disappointment / Anger / Anxiety; Managing these emotions. 5-8 year olds

Join Britta Jureckson in  this series of 3 sessions reviewing topics and strategies to recognise and manage these emotions.  Sessions suitable for 5-8 year olds.

18 FebruaryIdentifying and controlling anger:  In this session, we will read a book about ‘the red beast’ to learn about what happens when we feel angry. We will discuss strategies to help control our anger and talk about why this is an important skill to learn.

18 March – Identifying and managing anxiety: In this session, we will read a book about ‘the panicosaurus’ to learn about what happens when we feel worried. We will discuss strategies to help manage our anxiety and talk about why this is an important skill to learn.

1 April – Identifying and managing disappointment: In this session, we will read a book about ‘the disappointment dragon’ to learn about what happens when we feel disappointed. We will discuss strategies to help manage our disappointment and talk about why this is an important skill to learn.

Britta Jureckson moved to Australia from the USA in 2008. Since then, she has been teaching in the Independent Schools system in learning support and gifted education roles. Her background is in primary and special education. Britta is particularly interested how the explicit teaching of social and emotional well-being can support gifted students to feel more confident and independent.  She is an active member of the Committee of GTCASA and has been instrumental recently in providing Saturday Club content.

You can register for the sessions here