A "calm down basket" Inside our basket are quite a few short books, (No more than 5 minutes.) some books about feelings, (including “Mad isn’t Bad” , “Hands are Not for Hitting” and “All Kinds of Feelings” ) a bell, the Mind Jar ,a mandala colouring book, a candle to light and a jar full of calm down tasks.
Calm-Down Basket to deal with Anger. Draw an activity from the calm jar. 5 min books, 'mind jar' timer. Take 10 deep breaths. Close your eyes and imagine your favorite color. Think of a beautiful beach. Think of your favorite song. Shake the mind jar. Give Mama a hug. Pose like a tree. Drink a cup of water. Sit down and listen to music. Let’s read a story from the calm basket. Draw a picture of something calm. Play with the rice box! Do a puzzle. Draw a picture of your favorite ice cream.
Do you ever have a student that just needs to get out of the room for a minute and get a new perspective? This might help!
Frasco tranquilizador con brillos
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Book uses a three-step approach to get a handle on frustration. (1) name it (why are you frustrated?); (2) tame it (self-regulation exercises such as deep breathing or visualization); (3) reframe it (change your thoughts to change your feelings).
Awesome problem-reaction chart to help students process their (over)-reactions to situations
Looks like sensory and stress relief to me :)
Middle School and Social Emotional
This is a blog with inspiring ideas for elementary teachers. The author posted this great idea of a calming caddy. It is filled with different sensory objects to help students calm down when getting frustrated. She includes things such as stress balls, calming glitter jar, play dough and notebook and crayons.
Classroom Management Idea
Give kids a "Secret Service" mission. Tell them for 1 week, they have to do something for someone else without "blowing their cover." A fun, interactive way to get kids serving others.
Laminate and take on the go! Excellent! I'm a huge fan of the 5-point scale! Stress Scale | ConnectABILITY
This is a great family activity to do before school starts! Parents lead your children to discuss what makes a good friend and make the chart together. Throughout the year when friendship issue arise, refer back to this list to help your child process the makings of a good friendship. Parents can share stories of their friendships and what made the friendship special.
perfect activity for the beginning of the year!
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok...and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year
Object lesson to show what happens when we bottle up anger and emotions inside....we EXPLODE!