Early Childhood Brain Development

The Children's Place Childcare Center

Presented by Jill Behrends

School Psychologist, Educational Service Unit #6
Brain Hero

Teaching Resources:

There are so many great and FUN resources to enhance young children's social-emotional and executive functioning skills. Here are some of my favorites!
Wigglebottom Tales - Become a better listener
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
Look at the Speaker (song for kids about paying attention, looking at the speaker)
Sesame Street: Cookie's Crumby Pictures- The Biscotti Kid (Karate Kid Parody)
Sesame Street: Me Want It (But Me Wait)
Sesame Street: Common and Colbie Caillat - "Belly Breathe" with Elmo

Video's from the April 5th Presentation:

Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything
TEDxRainier - Dimitri Christakis - Media and Children
The Marshmallow Test