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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.

Crayons & Lesson Plans: Calming Caddy  with instructions on making a calming jar.

Calming Caddy/Sensory Break I did something like this for a student a few years ago who worked for little breaks where he chose from a box of activities similar to this. Crayons & Lesson Plans: Search results for calming caddy

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Calm down chart. Have students list the steps they use to calm down. Then add pictures from magazines or other sources to add additional structure. Promotes self-regulation and independence.

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Creating a Calm Down Corner

Ideas for how to use fidgets at a calm down corner in your classroom- ways to help your anxious kids, energetic kids, or kiddos who are just having "one of those days"

Do you think 4 & 5 yrs will be able to get this?  It would save a lot of time........K-1 Teaching Besties: Tour Katie's Kindergarten Classroom

Teaching Besties: Tour Katie's Kindergarten Classroom--LOVE THIS! The kids "leave a message" for the teacher to hear later.

Calm Down Bin for sensory meltdowns and tantrums. Great list of tools for kids with sensory processing disorder to help them regain control and get the input they need.

preschool sensory activities Calm Down Bin for sensory meltdowns and tantrums. Great list of tools for kids with sensory processing disorder to help them regain control and get the input they need.

This website has the biggest collection of fidgets I've ever seen!  I placed an order today for the stretchy string.

This website has the biggest collection of fidgets I& ever seen! I placed an order today for the stretchy string.

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