Elevating Early Childhood

What to Do About Kids Who Bite?

Oct. 3, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome back to a brand new episode of Elevating Early Childhood.

Now, a quick warning before you start listening, this episode’s got a bit of a bite to it (pun intended)!

This, friends, is because today, we’re discussing children who bite.

Most younger preschool classrooms have at least one bitey kid, and it can be pretty difficult for teachers to deal with those types of situations.

Why is the child biting? How can you deal with their behavior? And most importantly, how can you handle the child bitten (or, yourself, if you’ve been the victim…)?

To answer these questions, I’ve invited an early childhood expert!

Her name is Dr. Carolyn Bobb-Green, she is the founder of Training U To Succeed, and today, she’s here to teach us how we can deal with bitey kids (and all the consequences that come with their sharp teeth).

Are you ready?

Let’s dive in!

 

Key Takeaways:

Preventing biting in your classroom 101 (00:00)

Meet Carolyn (02:03)

Why do children bite? (05:21)

What to do if a kid has been bitten (08:08)

How to prevent biting (14:31)

How to connect with Carolyn (25:35)

 

Additional Resources:

- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.

- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.

- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.

- Learn more about how to prevent biting here.

- Learn more about Training U To Succeed here.

- Follow Training U To Succeed on Instagram here.

 

Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.

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