Kids need a safe space to feel.
The healthy emotional and social development of children is critical to their ability to learn, develop resilience, discover their best selves, and build strong communities.
Our world now is more complex than ever. There is no crystal ball to tell us exactly what challenges today’s children will face as they transition through to adulthood.
But there is still so much we can do – as educators, social workers, and helping professionals. The best gift we can give to children is to equip them with emotional maturity and resilience – not just today, but for the rest of their lives.
Let’s get started.
Hannah Beach is an award-winning educator, author, keynote speaker and community-builder. A long-time advocate for supporting children’s emotional health and as the creator of celebrated experiential discovery programs at Tournesol and Dandelion DanceTM, Hannah was recognized by the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2018 as one of five change-makers in Canada. Her I Can Dance series, consisting of six books that support the emotional health of children through movement, play and expression, won the 2017 GOLD International Moonbeam Children’s Book Award (Books with Music/Theatrical), and has been adopted by multiple English- and French-language school boards across Canada.
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