Positive problem solving is an essential factor to building resilience in our young children. Critical thinking, self-control, planning, persistence, and logical reasoning skills help kids solve problems and make appropriate decisions.

We can help our little ones build these skills in everyday moments, but it’s important to first help children feel safe to try, try, and try again!

Watch this short video to learn simple strategies you can use with your kids.

After watching, you might take a look at a few resources, like Teaching Belly Breathe and Elmo’s School Friends to help put these strategies into practice.