The Best Me I Can Be: Building a Child’s Healthy Self Image

The Best Me I Can Be: Building a Child’s Healthy Self Image

This course addresses your role in the vital development of a child’s healthy self-image. It’s purpose is to enable you to encourage that development in each child in your care. This includes building a child’s self confidence, social skills, emotional maturity and emotional control. It also addresses teaching a child about physical health and the importance of a healthy diet and exercise. It includes sections on “Self love”, “I know the parts of my body!”, “My body, my choice.”, “I want a healthy body.”, “My emotions.” And “Me and My Friends”. The course has printable resources to help you implement the things you will learn! Course length – 2.0 hours.h5>
The course helps answer the following questions:
  • How can I help children develop self confidence?
  • How can I encourage the development of social maturity and skills in young children?
  • How can I teach children about their emotions and emotional control?
  • What is the best way to teach children their body parts?
  • Are we finished teaching body parts when they are toddlers?
  • How do I talk to them about keeping secrets?
  • Should children feel obligated to give adults a hug?
  • How do I encourage young children to engage in taking care of their own health?
  • What is the best way to help children include others who may be “different”?


Participants who successfully complete this course will:
  • Understand the importance of teaching children to understand, love and respect themselves.
  • Be prepared to teach children to understand and embrace diversity of all kinds.
  • Learn how to guide children in making and keeping friendships with kindness and inclusion.
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