How many parents, teachers, and grandparents out there are wading through episodes of kid-trantrums and meltdowns? What's the best way to handle them? Experts say that rather than just wait for kids to outgrow this phase, dive in with supportive emotional literacy training. And what exactly does that look like? This article gives a number of helpful and practical examples. The point—there are many benefits from teaching emotional literacy skills to young children. When they learn how to calm themselves down, use language to express their feelings and treat others with kindness, they are laying the foundation for future success and wellness.