Ancient thread but a good topic to keep exploring IMV...
<<if its a temper tantrum then he/she is asked to leave the floor and go sit down in a chair off the mat/workout area.
Full blown melt downs whatever their specific trigger do not often "reduce" with more attention, whether it is deserved, and required or not.
What method-approach do you use to drown their literal flames before us?
<<I'm here to teach martial arts.....not deal with the tantrums of their child....
Being children, they will and do happen at times. How can you avoid-prevent the emotions of children? Accidents happen, things are misunderstood, contact is occasionally made. Emotions should surface. Are these permitted IYV?
<<not sure that is very fair.
Not fair but reality none the less.