[Power is] a motivating source that allows them to learn and become more proficient and independent. If sharing is presented to them as a loss of power (“You must give something up“) rather than as an opportunity to be powerful (“You can choose what or when to share”/”You can help someone be very happy“), they will naturally resist. Help children recognize the power in sharing.Read the entire post from Simple Kids here.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Teaching the Art of Sharing
I especially like the idea of giving children a script to follow in difficult social situations.
Posted by Kelly Coyle DiNorcia at 10:11 AM