Four Developmental States of Self-Control Fact Sheet


September 23, 2019

Why it’s important 

Early childhood is one of the ideal times to teach concepts of self –control.
Self-control is important to young children because it means they are able to manage their own emotions and empathize with others around them.
Self-control is one predictor of academic success later in life so it is critical to develop this skill in young children.
Use the Four Developmental Stages of Self-Control by Family Communications and Fred Rogers Company to help young children develop self-control skills.


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