How can you compliment children without referring to how they look? Here are some suggestions from an early childhood educator.
(in French only)
The importance of complimenting children by focusing on their qualities
Watch this short video to find useful tips for your practice.
You’ll see an early childhood educator interacting with the children in her group and explaining her actions.
There are 4 other videos to check out to find tips for early childhood educators (in French only):
Did you know?
Body image is developing in toddlers. Complimenting their personality rather than their appearance means emphasizing what is important, starting in early childhood!
Between the ages of 4 and 6, children can start to show body image dissatisfaction. They can even express the desire to be thinner.