"Let's Learn about Emotions with Kiwi" is a program designed to help young children develop skills to recognize, understand, and express their emotions. Based on Dr. Robert Plutchik's Psychoevolutionary Theory of Basic Emotions, the program focuses on eight fundamental emotions that all humans universally experience. Children will explore these emotions through engaging activities, stories, and interactive resources, gain self-awareness, and develop empathy toward others. By building a solid foundation in emotional intelligence, children will learn to manage their emotions, communicate effectively, and form positive relationships.
Kiwi joins children with the 9 Plush Kiwi Toys for Identification/Self-Soothing in the calming corner. The understanding of emotions and self-regulation strategies will be put into practice with the 8 kiwi stories, the tips on their postcards, the posters, the emotion thermometer, and more material found in the Kiwi Kit for the classroom.
Through the platform, children will be able to watch kiwi's video stories, cartoons, and funny videos. They will also be able to play interactive games and activities to continue learning and understanding their emotions and applying self-regulation strategies.
Kiwi provides teachers and parents with a tool to monitor children's self-regulation of their emotions.
Family engagement is at the forefront of the Let’s Learn about Emotions with Kiwi program. In addition to parental access to the stories and videos, parents enjoy a variety of tips, practices, and strategies for working with their children on managing emotions at home.