Supporting self confidence birth - 12 months
Feeling safe and secure is the foundation of self confidence in babies. Nurturing a sense of safety and security in babies, helping them feel good about themselves and supporting them to become good problem solvers builds their self confidence. United States
Supporting self confidence 12 - 24 months
Building young toddlers self awareness, recognising their progress and achievements and allowing them to make new discoveries supports them to be confident. United States
Supporting self confidence 24 - 36 months
Older toddlers are capable. Allowing them to be independent, try new things and make mistakes supports to become confident. United States
Self esteem in the under fives - in languages other than English
A fact sheet about self esteem and how to build a positive self esteem in young children under five years old. Includes information to support understanding of cultural considerations in self esteem. Available in languages other than English. Australia.
Building self esteem in young children
Common questions and answers about self esteem and children in an easy to read format. The article details how parents and caregivers can support and build positive self esteem and self confidence in young children. United States
Components of high self esteem
There are many characteristics of healthy self esteem. This brief article details the characteristics that adults should aim to develop in all children these include confidence, self discipline and self control. United States.
Signs of low self esteem and ways to help
This two page article will help parents and caregivers to determine whether a child has low self esteem. It also details ways to boost or build a child positive sense of self and self esteem. United States.
Nurturing a positive self esteem
Young children's self esteem is shaped by their early experiences: beginning with trust in the adults who care for them, and having a supportive and safe environment to explore independently. United States.
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