This image represents the beauty and the power that resides in every person. We are already this magnificent yacht. We are already beautiful and powerful; we need to affirm it in ourselves and in others. We are riding the waves of our life, but we have tools to help us stay in balance. The dock […]
Wisdom Walk Words eBook
An opportunity to take a little time each day for greater awareness of self and others. Daily reflection for parents to explore and discuss with their child. These wisdom thoughts are not necessarily new, but seem to be lost in our current high tech, low touch, social media world.
The Gifts We Give – A Mindfulness Family Art Project
Keeping the lines of communication open in a loving, compassionate, and safe way can often be difficult in a family. Days fly by so fast and as the children grow they talk more and more to friends than to family. This family art project helps to open the lines of communication in a safe, open, […]
The Starfish Story
When we look at the problems of the world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the magnitude and layers of complexity, whether it’s global warming, the plight of refugees, or acts of terrorism. This simple and uplighting story of a man and the sea of starfish reminds of the importance of doing with given what […]
Peppy Pals Talk on Motivating Children to Dream
Peppy Pals designed this exercise to help you talk about short and long-term goals with children and what it feels like to have a dream. Provided to us in celebration of EQ Children’s Day!
Peppy Pals Beach – Friendship Adventure
Peppy Pals apps and books is a playful way to teach kids about empathy, emotions, cooperation, problem-solving and friendship – also known as social and emotional intelligence. In this app, five quirky animal friends go on exciting adventures and learn about emotions and friendship!
Expanding Your Child’s Circle of Empathy
If we wish to nurture tomorrow’s change-makers today, we must start with enhancing empathy in all children. Every child is born with the ability to empathize. When they are young, their circle of empathy starts small. As they grow, parents can help to increase empathy through three stages on a continuum: developing, practicing and expanding […]
7 Tools to Help Your Child Deal with Conflict
When we are receptive to multiple perspectives, it leads us to less conflict and animosity in our interactions, and allows allowing creativity and innovation to show up for us. Learning how to deal with conflict creates an ideal environment in which to solve some of the more challenging problems we face.
Sit With Us
Sit With Us was designed by a 16-year-old girl who was a victim of severe bullying. It was terrible having to eat lunch alone every day, so her goal was to create an app to make sure that no kids felt like they had nowhere to go. So, Sit With Us was created! Inviting others […]
EQUCD Better World Posters
Two beautiful posters to print and share in every classroom and family about using emotions and emotional intelligence for a better world. Created for Universal Children’s Day, these important messages about emotions and decision-making support a world where children’s rights are fully realized.
EQ Children’s Day Posters
These posters are free to download as part of EQ Children’s Day! Wonderful reminders about using EQ in every day life – in English and a host of other languages.
Peppy Pals Farm – Friendship Adventure
Join five quirky animal friends on exciting adventures and learn about emotions and friendship. Peppy Pals’ award-winning apps help children ages 2 to 8 learn about social and emotional intelligence without language or text. This app is available as a free download for EQ Children’s Day!
Whole-Hearted Parenting Excerpt
Whole Hearted Parenting shows parents ways to connect with their children so that both parents and children find more happiness and peace in their relationships. Author Joshua Freedman has provided this free excerpt for everyone participating in EQ Children’s Day!
How to Connect with Your Child Every Day
At the end of each school day, when you ask your child, “How was school today?” you probably get a predictable answer. Here are some simple tips on how to ask questions that will yield answers beyond the typical response, “Fine.” and open up pathways for daily connections that are foundational to the parent child […]
EQ for Relationships with Peppy Pals
The foundation of friendship is the ability to feel and relate to others, or in other words, empathy. So how can we teach kids about friendship? In this activity from Peppy Pals, kids learn how to talk about and express friendship.
Fun Coloring Book
This fun book has coloring for kids and recipes for kids and adults to make together. A wonderful gift from CosmiKids for EQ Children’s Day!
My Circle of Friends
These slides show kids’ poems as they work through emotionally challenging situations, like being left out of sports games – but with a happy ending!
Family Emotional Safety Plan
Do you have a plan for dealing with emotional fires? Every single one of us will be overcome with anger, fear or anxiety at some point. Creating a family plan beforehand for dealing with these emotionally charged moments can make all the difference.
Peppy Pals: Reggy’s Play Date
Download the Reggy’s Play Date app for free, courtesy of Peppy Pals for EQ Children’s Day!
Peppy Pals: Improving Your Child’s Self-Awareness
Peppy Pals apps and books teach kids about empathy, emotions and friendship in a playful way. Designed with recognized early childhood experts and aligned with the Six Seconds Model.