PORTABLE CALM DOWN CORNER FOR KIDS: Feelings Check-In and Coping Tools Interactive Lap Book
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Need a portable calm down corner kit? This easily moveable feelings check-in and coping tools interactive lap book is perfect for any small space or on-the-go behavior management reference.
Children will find a feelings chart, size of the problem, and list of 20 coping tools choice board. Best of all, all of the calming exercises are effective and appropriate for use in schools.
For example, the self-regulation strategies include:
do a mindfulness breathing exercise
draw or color
push against the wall
stretch or do yoga
do a chore
write a letter or journal
ask for help
use positive self-talk
give yourself or a stuffed animal a hug
do a puzzle or build something
Ways You Can Use The Portable Calm Corner:
Use as part of your trauma sensitive classroom management or social-emotional curriculum. Additionally, you can use this lap book an individual intervention for children who need additional support with self-regulation. Can act as a stand alone Calm Down Corner or supplement your already existing classroom, counseling, or home Take A Break, Peace Corner, or Zen Zone. Great as a Check-In and Check-Out resource, too.
Based on hundreds of testimonials, after your students or children use this resource, they will feel better, more focused, and ready to learn.
Choice between full color, light color and black/white printing options
Bonus “How Are You Feeling?” Posters (in 3 printing options and optimized to print in both 8.5″X11″ and 18″X24″).
Bonus “I Feel” Checklists
What’s Needed to Assemble Choice Board:
Hook and Loop Adhesive Dots
Paper Clips, Binder Clips, and/or Clothespins
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
I use this for students who have trouble with outburst and anxiety. It seemed to really help focus the student and teach them ways to self regulate.
August 28, 2021, TPT Review
This is absolutely fantastic and my students really found it helpful. It is a lot of preparation but once it is done, it is set and forget! Very well aligned – but different enough to not be confusing – with zones of regulation.
August 21, 2021, TPT Review
This process honours kids so wonderfully! All feelings are valid and they have the power to regulate. Such a valuable process in an engaging, easy to follow process for kids to do independently. LOVE THIS!
August 12, 2021, TPT Review
I use this lapbook ALL THE TIME! It is such a fun and easy way to check in with my students and let them choose their own calm down option when they need to. This is a wonderful resource!
July 31, 2021, TPT Review
This is stationed in Alaska (my cool down zone) and my students love it. It helps students who don’t know how to verbally express their feelings tell me how we can fix the problem together and also helps them learn how they can self-regulate.