One easy recipe can be found here , but for the purposes of learning to deal with frustration, you might look at several recipes and improvise. Frustration points to prepare for: Too much flour, too much water, making fine adjustments to the consistency; for young children, getting the ingredients into the bowl and cleaning up the mess! Materials: Plastic forks and spoons, a tape measure.
Assemble a collection of plasticware forks and spoons, and work with your child to try to build a tower taller than they are. No tape or glue allowed! Frustration points to prepare for: Broken fork tines, towers collapsing right before they can be measured. Find instructions and sources for materials here. Frustration points to prepare for: Copper tape getting stuck to itself, poor conduction through the adhesive side of the copper tape, difficulty designing a circuit that works.
He and his partner are raising their bright, opinionated child together with love and a lot of laughter. He also serves families, educators, and homeschool groups as an education consultant—find out more about his work at cocreateducate. This is a wonderful article! I have a little one that struggles greatly with frustration — I might as well?. It has been hard for me to guide him because his emotions are valid. I love the book suggestions and the idea that tinkering can help with frustration, as well as many many other educational skills!
Thank you for reading, and your comments. Very nice article. Thanks for the extra ideas to play with. This is a great article. What do you do with kids like that? We are hesitant to medicate but things are getting a little too difficult to not consider this option. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Except today, Amelia takes a deep breath. Two weeks ago, this exchange would have been inconceivable.
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