Strong Start Social Emotional Group

Ages 4-7
Youth enjoying story time.
Youth listening to "Only One You" being read to them.
Event Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm

Strong Start 

A social emotional group for youth 4 to 7 years of age.  

  • The group runs for eight (8) weeks starting 9/28/17 and ending 11/16/17. 
  • It starts at 5:15pm and ends at 6:30pm.
  • Group is held in the Children's room at Raymond Library.
  • Register by following this link:                                   or calling 860-291-7179
  • SPOTS FILL FAST. Registration will close once the group is full. 

   Chrildren will learn:

  1. How to identify and understand their own and other peopl's feelings.
  2. How to develop self-control and remain calm when stressed.
  3. How to express a range of feelings appropriately.
  4. The connection beween how they think and behave and what they feel.
  5. How to make friends and be a good friend.

The group will use stories, songs, group conversation, writing and drawing exercises and similar to teach kids about feelings. A parent Strong Start Buliliten to informan parents about what their kids have learned and give helpful hints on how to keep that learning going at home.