Annie's Lost Hat Teaches Children Emotional Intelligence Lessons and Skills
The children’s picture book, Annie’s Lost Hat, will give you great tips about how to develop emotional intelligence in children.
In this story, Annie enlists the help of her family and dog, Boomer, to track down her very special, but very lost hat. It’s the hat Annie wears to go to the moon or become a mermaid, so it must be found! Positive role models abound in this playful, imaginative, and colorful children's emotional intelligence book. Child development expert Dr. Korrel Kanoy writes an engaging tale for beginning readers, teaching them about problem-solving, optimism, teamwork, and persistence
. There’s even a section written
which further defines emotional intelligence, discusses examples, and provides parents with instructions on building these skills in children.
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Dr. Kanoy is the author of the
Kids’ Emotional Intelligence blogspot
A college professor with a specialty in child development, Korrel shares current tips and information with adults and parents interested in helping kids recognize, understand, and manage their emotions. Emotional intelligence skills can be taught through modeling, reading stories in which characters display good emotional intelligence (see the children's emotional intelligence book,
Annie’s Lost Hat
), and using consequence-based discipline techniques, just to name a few strategies. Check in frequently to get more detailed instructions on fostering emotional intellgence skills and updated information about general childhood development.