Sharing about oneself

What, with whom, how and when to share about oneself

Sharing about oneself can increase children’s sense of well-being and attachment with others as it increases emotional security and buffer against negative affect. In order to share something personal about oneself, children must trust that the other person is not going to laugh and can therefore be categorised in the domain of TRUST.

A new person has joined the class and you want to get to know.

Walk over to the person and say “hello” and introduce yourself by telling them your name. Wait for their response then begin a conversation, tell them about yourself and be clear.