Discuss/define the three broad types of temperament. Each child is born with a unique Temperament.
Discuss/define attachment and its connection to others.
How are temperament and attachment connected? Consider and discuss the relationship between a child’s temperament and the way that attachments are built, and the growth and challenges of developing attachments with parents and caregivers.
Consider how temperament might affect attachment and separation anxiety.
Consider how you might support attachment for yourself or a parent based on what you know of a child’s temperament.
How might you help a parent who may be struggling with attachment.
Consider watching the video in our Connect library “Toddler “Checking In” while Playing with Chairs” – Observation Video 5 to help with your connection between temperament, attachment, and separation anxiety.