Sometimes children in child care have difficult days. They may cry, scream, bite, throw things, or act out in other ways that are very challenging to child care providers. Luckily, there are many different ways to handle these challenging behaviors. The following articles suggest some ways to deal with behaviors such as biting, crying, temper tantrums, and rivalry between children that may frustrate both you and the children’s families.
- Why Do Some Children in Child Care Bite Others?
- Tips for Preventing Repeated Biting in Child Care Programs
- What Should I Do When My Child is Bitten in Child Care?
Anger and Frustration
- Dealing with Toddler Temper Tantrums in Child Care
- Dealing with Rivalry Among Children in Child Care
- Helping Children in Child Care Handle Anger
For more information to help child care providers guide children’s behavior, check out the eXtension Alliance for Better Child Care section on Guidance and Discipline in Child Care.