"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Calm Down Techniques will help you teach your students strategies to calm down when they are upset. It includes a class read aloud, calm down posters, calm down cards, yoga cards, deep breaths visual, book list, positive notes, and more!
Calm Down Kit on the go is a full binder full of behavior visuals and tools that can be used with students with autism and special needs. Teach students to identify the emotion, de-escalate, reflect on their behavior and transition back to class. Utilize the whole calm down kit to help students de-escalate in the classroom, regulate emotions and calm down.