Just Breathe: A Documentary on Kids and Mindfulness (VIDEO)
Here's a reminder to breathe. In this video on kids and mindfulness, children use breathing techniques to avoid anger, gain peace, and achieve more smiles!
How To Adult
Learning to control impulses in childhood means you'll be able to control them in adulthood, when the consequence of punching the guy who called you a name is jail time, not a time-out. Scholastic.com reports that kids with poor impulse control can also struggle with learning because they have less mental capacity available for learning. Helping children develop impulse control is an important factor in helping them be successful and satisfied later in life.
6 Creative Ways To Help Children Deal with Anger
The thing is, anger gets a bad reputation; it’s just not nice to be angry… Especially children are expected to not get angry, but really anger should not be ignored, forgotten or squashed deep down. Festering anger can lead to a host of difficulties like sleep problems, headaches, moodiness and low-self-esteem.
mosaic broken hearts
tarantallegra: “ findingmyrecovery: “ Wanted to share this helpful tool with anyone who needs it. A lot of people have a hard time putting their feelings into words and identifying what emotions they...
SOCIAL SKILLS BOOKS: Listening & Talking
This is a twist on the traditional social story. Many of the children that are having trouble with social skills and playing with others merely don't have the key to unlock the mystery of 'how' to play with someone else. This book will break it down and explain to the children the specific steps h...
12 Ways to Manage Anger
A common issue I deal with in my school counseling program is assisting students with anger management difficulties. I discuss this issue with all students, Kindergarten through fifth grade. I kn…
3 Steps to Apologize (free poster) UPDATED
I don’t know about you, but I think there’s more to an apology than a sneering “sorry!” I tell ya, kids these days don’t know how to apologize… and it drives me …
These pages are a great way to organize the thankful thoughts of young students. They can list the people, places, and things they are thankful for on the graphic organizer, then write a paragraph about it on the included writing paper.