SuperKid Blog

SELF REGULATION: SWITCHING GEARS FROM TENSE TO CALM WITH INNER STEERING WHEEL

November 15, 2018

25 kindergarten children ran around the gym like crazy tense cars with me after we made our paper plate INNER STEERING WHEELS to show Tension X’s and Calm smiley faces. When I signaled, we took deep belly button breaths to SWITCH GEARS from tense to calm. It is the foundation for self regulation. Earlier in…

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Self Talk Confidence in Preschoolers with Mind/Body/Emotional Awareness

November 7, 2018

CHEERLEADING FOR PRESCHOOLERS learning and practicing Superkid Power positive self talk Skills means having experiences so they KNOW for themselves. We drummed to the song about what we think impacts our feelings and bodies. WHEN I THINK I CAN’T, I FEEL I CAN’T! WHEN I THINK I CAN, I KNOW AND FEEL I CAN! AND…

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Self regulation skills bring Resiliency to Angry Preschool Boy

November 6, 2018

“Success stories are always a delight, witnessing young children practicing self regulation and being empowered. A teacher in a preschool class with 3 and 4 year olds where I teach Superkid Skills happily shared this story. “Two very active little boys were playing in the dramatic play area. Both saw a police officer uniform that…

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Meet “Grandma Boom” From ACES to Empowered Passion with Purpose

October 18, 2018

Meet “Grandma Boom” From ACES to Empowered Passion with Purpose

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Self Regulation and Calming when Others are Angry

October 1, 2018

Kindergarten children practicing self regulation skills and remaining calm in the midst of others being mean to them or arguing around them is one of the techniques I teach to EMPOWER SUPERKIDS. Their experiences are depicted in their wonderful artwork. They get to hear, see, feel a choreographed experience and then express their experiences on…

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ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Tools for Kids to Self-Regulate

October 1, 2018

Because a child’s brain develops 85% of its capacity by the age of 5, it is the optimal time to teach skills to manage stress. With the increase of ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) on the rise in our country, mental health is declining. Early prevention with self regulation and self help skills strengthens children mentally…

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Grudge Sacks Teach Young Children Forgiveness

October 1, 2018

Forgiveness can be abstract for young children. Teaching them not to carry a grudge is easily accomplished with GRUDGE SACKS….Imagine every time you carried a grudge and did not forgive that there was a big rock or a bag of rocks tied around your neck weighing you down. That is exactly what a grudge does…

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Third Grader Learns Bullying Others Makes Him Feel Worse Inside

August 3, 2017

“Who has a success story from last week’s lesson on saying “NO!” to negative peer pressure’?” I asked the question not knowing if any children would respond in front of their peers. To my sheer delight, a boy’s hand shot up into the air immediately. “Janai, my friends and I were going to beat up…

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Child Improves Her Life With Self-Calming and The Calm Song

August 3, 2017

“First my little brother took my shells and wouldn’t give them back.” I asked, “How did you feel?” the 6 yr. old shared she felt “MAD!” When I asked what choice she made, she answered confidently, “I sang the CALM SONG you taught us and then when he hit me I sang the CALM SONG and didn’t hit him…

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Preschool Artwork Showing the Difference Between Negative and Positive Thinking

July 7, 2017

It is such an exciting, passionate endeavor to teach preschool/K children about themselves. KNOW THYSELF is proclaimed by major philosophies to be a key to a strong, happy life. As an aging woman, I want to pass on to younger generations ways I have discovered to do just that: KNOW THYSELF. And the icing on the cake is…

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