We give parents the tools for their children to manage the big emotions and help bring calm and balance back to your home without having to resort to yelling.
This Incredible 6 Week Emotional Literacy Program for You and Your Kids is Delivered In A Fun, Live and Interactive Environment in Mount Hawthorn.
The Emotional Literacy and Mindfulness Academy is a place where children learn about their emotional grid system, how to manage it, they learn to meditate and apply practical tools of application in the real world using mindfulness techniques to arm them with the capacity to unplug in a plugged in world.
A globally unique approach to emotional well being for children 5 – 9years old.
Your child(ren) will be taken through an adventurous 6 week program with material that goes beyond the standard education system, these are essential life skills and tools that will build their emotional literacy in advanced yet fun ways, ability to understand their emotional grid system, emotional regulation, compassion and kindness.
Emotional regulation and Emotional Intelligence for kids
The Emotional Literacy & Mindfulness Academy for Kids is a program provider for children aged 5 to 9 years old. The academy is a place where kids learn about their emotional grid system, how to manage it, they learn to meditate and apply practical tools of application in the real world using mindfulness techniques to arm them with the capacity to unplug in a plugged in world.
The literacy program is built around two characters ‘Jazzy and Pinky’, two little chickens from a chicken school, they invite kids on an adventure with their energy ball to support them in the important development of emotional intelligence awareness through a simple and fun program.
The two chickens Jazzy and Pinky come from a series of emotional regulation books teaching our children how to manage their emotions and how to deal with other peoples. In a colourful and fun format our books make a great addition to your children’s education journey.
We have great results in our classes, with most children feeling calm, relaxed and happy. A few of our participants feel energised after this work which is also a great outcome, however the majority feel calm, relaxed and happy.
“My energy ball feels happy and light” 6 years old
“My energy ball feels calm” 8 years old
“My energy ball feels excited” 6 years old
The neuroscience in early behaviour “Recent advances in neuroscience are highlighting connections between emotion, social functioning and decision making that have the potential to revolutionise our understanding of the role of affect in education. In particular, the neurobiological evidence suggests that the aspects of cognition that we recruit most heavily in schools, namely learning, attention, memory, decision making and social functioning, are both profoundly affected by and subsumed within the processes of emotion”.
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang & Antonio Damasio “We Feel, Therefore We Learn: The Relevance of Affective and Social Neuroscience to Education.” Mind, Brain and Education, 2007, 1(1): 3.
For more science around the evidence based reasons for this work please review by clicking here.
Fun Courses On Emotional Intelligence For Children-Why These Are Necessary?
emotional intelligence for kids
In this era when the whole focus lies on the intelligence quotient, human are drifting further and further away from their intrinsic nature. The result is we are all faced with a high level of stress and emotional distress keeps occurring due to various factor. The overt stress on developing intelligence happens as soon as a human being starts his or her journey towards adulthood and life, which is in childhood. Parents do not focus as much as needed on the importance of emotional intelligence for children.
We get too concerned about how well the children eat, how many comforts they are getting, do they have the right tools to play, to learn academic knowledge. Parents bring them the most nutritious foods to fed children. They enrol children in the best schools and also go for extra coaching classes, but one area that goes missing is developing emotional intelligence for kids. Children not only need to be physically strong, empowered with knowledge but they must also have an ability to empathise with other human beings.
Why developing emotional intelligence is necessary in kids
According to several types of research carried out by reputable Universities, it is seen that children in the growing age cannot empathize with people in pain or difficult situations. It is analysed from children’s reactions to characters in movies undergoing various scenarios. Children could not show empathy to characters facing hard situations or displaying emotions like crying. Rather, they appreciated only the violent scenes. This type of emotional makeup in a child’s mind and the brain is alarming.
Children with emotional intelligence form better individuals and play a valuable role in forming a strong society and community. That is why parents must pay attention to developing emotional intelligence in children in the initial stage.
Emotional literacy helps kids to understand what others around them are going through. Moreover, the kids turn out to be strong individuals who are capable of handling their own emotions well in tough situations.
Where you can get help to Empower your Kids for their Emotions
The Emotional Literacy Academy offers a unique approach to the well-being of children between 5-9 years old. In this program, the children undergo an adventurous 6-week program whereby they get training through a material that goes beyond their regular standard of education. Children learn life skills and use tools to build their emotional literacy in a fun and advanced ways.
With this program, the children get empowered in multiple numbers of ways
- They get the ability to understand their emotional grid system.
- Thy master emotional regulation
- They learn compassion and kindness
The Emotional Literacy Academy offers a program designed for kids between the age of 5 and 9. The kids learn about emotional literacy in an emotional grid system. They learn how to mage various situations and how they manage their emotional grid. Children will also be taught about mindfulness techniques in fun and easy ways.
What kids will gain
- Helps create happier hearts: The emotional literacy program empowers children to take charge of their emotional grid and not be a remote-controlled device of external situations. It lets children take charge of their happiness.
- Kids learn to manage big emotions: Emotions have an energy associated with them that causes the mind to flow in a certain direction. When this flow is in the negative direction, it takes the kids’ minds towards depression, anxiety and things go haywire in life. Children must get the ability to manage each emotion at an early stage.
- Build confidence in the child: Emotional clarity help children gain confidence. They know how and why things are happening the way they are. They are in better charge of the internal and external situation. It gives confidence in their personality.
And much more.
You can learn more about how developing emotional intelligence in kids is highly essential and what are innumerable precious benefits children get with the same by visiting the official website of Emotional Literacy Academy.
Really impressed by the program and how much my child has learnt!! As working parents, life gets so busy – the program reminds us how to reconnect in such a fun and gentle way. The kids had a blast and looked forward to each session. Highly recommended, it helped support our child with managing big emotions. Really loved the book too – thanks Tenille we will definitely return for a second round
I am thrilled with the way Ryder has taken to the ELMA class. We have been listening to the Children’s Guided Frequency Meditation for a while and he asked for it after the first session for bedtime. The soulful singing from Tenille at the end of the class really inspired us.Ryder interviewed all members of our house for there feeeloooo bubble during the week and wrote and drew it into one page and stuck it on our wall.That’s after drawing his own energy ball beaming. I can’t wait for the next class. It has ripple effects on his little brother and father too, and gives us a basis to open greater communication and awareness about our emotions xxx
Stop struggling, parents. Here is the key to relaxing into your family and into your parenting. Tenille Bentley is absolutely passionate about raising a happy and mindful generation. I want to share Tenille’s work to everyone I know who is a parent, a grandparent, a child, a grown-up child . . . everyone. It’s not only a primer for the kind of family life we all long for, it’s also a guide to being human—to living with more ease, more love, more joy.
I highly recommend the academy as it engages the children in a wonderful range of fun and easy to learn and understand activities that connect them back to themselves, helps them how to understand their feelings and the feelings of others that can get the whole family involved that continue on past the duration of the course. Uplifting, centred, happy, self-aware children and a beautiful reminder of how precious, priceless and needed real connection is in such a digital based world.
TERM 1, 2021 – (6 Week Program Commencing Feb 13th)
- Saturday 13th February
- Saturday 20th February
- Saturday 27th February
- Saturday 6th March
- Saturday 13th March
- Saturday 20th March
TERM 2, 2021 – (6 Week Program Commencing May 8th)
- Saturday 8th May
- Saturday 15th May
- Saturday 22nd May
- Saturday 29th May
- Saturday 5th June
- Saturday 12th June
75 Coogee Street, Mount Hawthorn
4.30pm – 5.30pm (for all dates)
$297 for the full 6 week program, or 8 weekly payments of $40
Parents/Guardians, please note this is an interactive class that also involves you. We ask for one parent/guardian to please join us in class, the reason we do this is because our work doesn’t stop in class, it merely begins here, in order to implement long lasting change we require your support.
If the workshop program is impacted by Covid Lockdowns we will continue the course as an online program with everyone. So nothing will change.
One form per child. If you are enrolling more than one child please select the options below for group discounts.
Please note: There will be no refunds for a missed class or cancellations due to materials bought. You can ‘gift’ the entire 6 week class to a friend if you are unable to attend (individual classes can’t be gifted)
This is a bedtime story about two chickens Jazzy and Pinky that explore their emotions, compassion, kindness and advanced skills in emotional literacy. This is a great tool to use as an introduction into emotional literacy and mindfulness. You can order the hard copy of the book here.