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Discipline Tools for Preschoolers

Discipline Tools for Preschoolers
November 28, 2015 yourvillage

Discipline Tools for Preschoolers
Kids in these ages, 3-5, are learning to share both toys and their big emotions appropriately, along with more advanced problem-solving skills. Learn about tools you can use to guide your child in making good choices while also helping build these skills of sharing and problem-solving. Full Class Time: 2hr 2min 
Module 1 Introduction
An introduction to the best discipline tools to use with preschool age kids, ages 3-5, to minimize tantrums and power struggles. and increase cooperation as well as cognitive and social-emotional development.
Unit 1 Discipline Tools for Preschoolers Introduction
Module 2 1-2-3 Magic
Learn about this tool that is great for setting boundaries and getting cooperation from very young kids, as well as when to phase it out.
Unit 1 1-2-3 Magic Overview
Unit 2 Age Guidelines
Unit 3 Steps
Unit 4 Pitfalls
Unit 5 Little Genius Tactics
Unit 6 1-2-3 Magic Summary
Module 3 Focus on the Positive
Learn these 3 tools that focus on the positive, that are very helpful in garnering cooperation with all ages, and one common pitfall to avoid that many parents fall into when trying to be encouraging.
Unit 1 Focus on the Positive Overview
Unit 2 Using Positive Reinforcement
Unit 3 Beware of Praise
Unit 4 Using Positive Intent
Unit 5 Using Positive Directions
Unit 6 Focus on the Positive Summary
Module 4 Distraction/Redirection
Learn why these tools are not generally recommended, along with alternatives, as well as the few situations when these can be the best tools of choice.
Unit 1 Distraction/Redirection Overview
Unit 2 Negatives of Use
Unit 3 Alternatives of Distraction/Redirection
Unit 4 When to Use
Unit 5 Distraction/Redirection Summary
Module 5 No More Time Outs
Time outs are a common tool in use today, but is not recommended by most child development experts. Learn why and alternative tools to use in it's place.
Unit 1 No More Time Outs Overview
Unit 2 Experience & Outcomes of Time Outs
Unit 3 Alternatives to Time Outs
Unit 4 No More Time Outs Summary
Module 6 Choices
Choices are a great way to give kids the autonomy the so badly want, within limits parents set, thus increasing cooperation even when choices are not an option. Learn all the ways to implement choices with preschool age kids.
Unit 1 Choices Introduction
Unit 2 Choices by Age
Unit 3 Types of Choices with Examples
Unit 4 Tips
Unit 5 Pitfalls
Unit 6 Little Genius Tactics
Unit 7 Choices Summary
Module 7 Consequences
Consequences are generally a last resort in discipline. But sometimes they are warranted. Learn about the different types, how to implement them along with common pitfalls to avoid that will render them ineffective.
Unit 1 Consequences Overview
Unit 2 Using Natural Consequences
Unit 3 Pitfalls for Natural Consequences
Unit 4 Using Logical Consequences
Unit 5 Pitfalls for Logical Consequences
Unit 6 Tips
Unit 7 Consequences Summary
Module 8 Communication Tools
Communication tools get right to the crux of excellent parenting. Learn the tools you can start using with younger kids to set up positive communication in your home.
Unit 1 Communication Tools Overview
Unit 2 The 4 Communication Tools
Unit 3 Putting it All Together
Unit 4 Communication Tools Summary
Module 9 Humor
Learn the how to deescalate a potentially explosive situation, as well as connect your kids overall, with humor and put the fun back in parenting.
Unit 1 Humor Overview
Unit 2 Ways to Use Humor
Unit 3 Pitfall
Unit 4 Humor Summary
Module 10 Special Time
Learn the 4 pieces to making this tool effective, as well as the many ways of implementing special time even if you only have a few minutes.
Unit 1 Special Time Overview
Unit 2 4 Pieces to Special Time
Unit 3 Ways to Use Special Time by Age
Unit 4 Special Time Summary
Module 11 Summary
A summary of important points covered in the Discipline Tools for Preschoolers class
Unit 1 Discipline Tools for Preschoolers Summary