Evidence For SEF On Well Being And Resilience
Within Shillington Under Fives we believe the children’s well being and resilience is very important. We give the children lots of touch and praise especially high fives. When the children carry something positive out we give them high fives for them to feel that they are being valued for what they are doing. We give the children high fives and wows for when they do something good. Wows are post stick notes where we write what they have carried out positive and they get to put it on the wow board for everybody to see. This gives the children and young people a lot more self worth and a can do attitude. If we see a child doing something such as trying to put their shoe on, if the child says they can’t do it we encourage the children to show them that they can do and to keep on trying and they will succeed. We are always listening to the children and we take time out from what we are doing to listen to their views and opinions. Within my setting we say bye before the children and young people go home through a song. This is because it gives the children and young people a sense of belonging and ensures that they are feeling valued.
When we praise the children and young people within our setting I smile when I am proud of them and I make sure that the eye contact is consistent throughout. We give the children and young people lots of high fives and we clap our hands to say well done. We praise children and young people all the time for their positive work in which they carry out. Within my setting we also give out wow’s. Wow’s are post stick notes in which we write down the positive thing that they have carried out. They then stick it onto the wow board so all of the other people that come into the setting or who are in the setting can see it. We display the children and young people’s work within the setting and put up at least one