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Temperament and emotions 

INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCES AND HOW THEY CAN LEAD TO PARENT-EDUCATOR PARTNERSHIP CHALLENGES

Emotions are important in developing socio-emotional competencies and solving problems on an interpersonal level. In some families and cultures, emotions are generally expressed differently. Children might be confused if educators show their emotions in a different way than what they are used to. Although it makes it easier for them to understand a situation, older children especially, might struggle with emotional conflicts. Educators might also find it difficult to interact with a child who shows emotions in an entirely different way, for example if they act more intensely than expected or in a manner that is barely recognizable by the educator's standards. 

A project on `me, myself and I or something similar, introducing the wider group slowly, whilst the educators can watch the group dynamics. Books on sharing, caring and wider social skills especially with large colorful pictures.