5 At-Home Activities to Build Emotional Intelligence in Children

Today, I’ve partnered with Playstories to share five easy, at-home activities that allow parents and children to work on their emotional intelligence together.

1. Read Together

Reading with your child is one of the best ways to focus on social-emotional learning at home.

2. Play “I Spy” Games

The best way to help children develop emotional intelligence is by playing games that require them to recognize,

3. Talk About Feelings

This helps your child understand themselves better while learning to manage their emotions when in high-stress or high-pressure situations.

4. Practice Mindfulness

Being mindful is a great way for your child to stay calm during difficult times.

5. Role Play

Role playing is an easy way for children to learn more about themselves while developing stronger social skills.