Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control!
From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress.
Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to managing difficult emotions and feeling just right in whatever situation life throws at them! Suitable for children with emotional and sensory processing difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Table of ContentsHey Kids, let me tell you a little about me and this book! 1. Label that Feeling! 2. Let's Learn the HOW of Using Anywhere Body Breaks! Lauren's Self-Regulation Menu of AWESOME Anywhere Body Breaks 'Appetizer' Choices. 3. Let's Learn the HOW of Using Tools! Lauren's Self-Regulation Menu of AWESOME Tool 'Main Dish' Choices. 4. Let's Learn the HOW of Using Big Body Breaks! Lauren's Self-Regulation Menu of AWESOME Big Body Break 'Dessert' Choices. 5. Choosing the Right Strategy is Like Ordering Fast Food…Sort Of. 6. Wow! You Are a Body Control and Self-Regulation Expert! But Not So Fast, Your Work is Not Done Yet… Some Important Tips for My Fellow Parents. Some Important Tips for Teachers. Some Important Information About the Major Sensory Systems. Tips of the Trade!: Ways to Make Your Home or Classroom More Conducive to Self-Regulated Kids. Appendix 1: I Caught You Calm! Appendix 2: Self-Monitoring Checklist. Appendix 3: Label that Feeling Pocket Chart. Appendix 4: At-a-Glance Resource Charts. Appendix 5: Sum it All Up Page. Therapy Resources and Websites. References.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is an amazing resource!! As a father and educator, I can honestly say that this is one book that I would not leave my house or my classroom without! It's simple language, non-distracting visuals, and easy-to-follow directions and keys for kids has made this not only an amazing resource, but a hidden treasure that more people should hear about!