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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 1Introduction
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 1Discipline Tools for Preschoolers Introduction
Module 21-2-3 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 11-2-3 Magic Overview
Unit 2Age Guidelines
Unit 3Steps
Unit 4Pitfalls
Unit 5Little Genius Tactics
Unit 61-2-3 Magic Summary
Module 3Focus 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 1Focus on the Positive Overview
Unit 2Using Positive Reinforcement
Unit 3Beware of Praise
Unit 4Using Positive Intent
Unit 5Using Positive Directions
Unit 6Focus on the Positive Summary
Module 4Distraction/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 1Distraction/Redirection Overview
Unit 2Negatives of Use
Unit 3Alternatives of Distraction/Redirection
Unit 4When to Use
Unit 5Distraction/Redirection Summary
Module 5No 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 1No More Time Outs Overview
Unit 2Experience & Outcomes of Time Outs
Unit 3Alternatives to Time Outs
Unit 4No More Time Outs Summary
Module 6Choices
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 1Choices Introduction
Unit 2Choices by Age
Unit 3Types of Choices with Examples
Unit 4Tips
Unit 5Pitfalls
Unit 6Little Genius Tactics
Unit 7Choices Summary
Module 7Consequences
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 1Consequences Overview
Unit 2Using Natural Consequences
Unit 3Pitfalls for Natural Consequences
Unit 4Using Logical Consequences
Unit 5Pitfalls for Logical Consequences
Unit 6Tips
Unit 7Consequences Summary
Module 8Communication 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 1Communication Tools Overview
Unit 2The 4 Communication Tools
Unit 3Putting it All Together
Unit 4Communication Tools Summary
Module 9Humor
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 1Humor Overview
Unit 2Ways to Use Humor
Unit 3Pitfall
Unit 4Humor Summary
Module 10Special 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 1Special Time Overview
Unit 24 Pieces to Special Time
Unit 3Ways to Use Special Time by Age
Unit 4Special Time Summary
Module 11Summary
A summary of important points covered in the Discipline Tools for Preschoolers class
Unit 1Discipline Tools for Preschoolers Summary