Heidrun Meyer’s PAPILIO program teaches kindergarten children how to recognize and express emotions using a series of simple toys and lessons, greatly enhancing their resiliency, improving the pre-school environment and preparing them to become active learners and successful students. This emotional literacy program is spreading quickly through a social franchise model that trains educators and is transforming early childhood education practices throughout Germany.
Papilio is a program for kindergartens for the early prevention of the development of addiction and violence problems. It promotes social emotional competencies and reduces first instances of disturbed behavior. It protects children against the development of addiction and violence problems.