Fear is a natural part of life, and children are especially prone to experiencing fears. While adults may dismiss children’s fears as trivial, they are very real to the children themselves. The purpose of this publication is to offer insights into children’s fears and provide practical ideas to assist you in supporting your children through their fears. Although many fears will naturally diminish over time, this guide aims to help expedite and ease the process for children and their families.
In this short guide developed by Purdue University, you will find a comprehensive exploration of children’s fears and valuable strategies to help them cope. From understanding the universal nature of childhood fears to addressing unique and age-related fears, this resource covers a wide range of topics. Additionally, it delves into handling scary dreams and nightmares, night terrors, and specific concerns that may arise.
- All children have fears
- Ways to help children cope with their fears
- Some children have unique fears
- Scary dreams and nightmares
- Night terrors
- Age-related fears
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