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Emotional toolbox

An Emotional toolbox consists of: [restricted] Relaxation tools Any meditation for kids will be great. You can get books like 'Sitting still like a frog' that has a Cd as well.(will add a link soon) Check you library or amazon for more book ideas. Any muscle relaxation like, pretending you are a ragdoll and the next moment you are...
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Cool tools to use with emotional coaching

Some cool tools to use when coaching emotional regulation. The wheel of emotion you can use in two ways for children older than 7. 1. You can talk through the meaning of each emotion with good examples to illustrate how you apply them in real situations. You can use your own experiences as well as experiences...
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Ideas on emotional coaching

Many children start to show a rise in pubertal hormones (and the beginnings of bodily changes) between 9 and 11 years of age. “One important aspect of adolescent emotional development, all too familiar to parents, teachers, and others who have to deal regularly with teenagers, is a natural proclivity toward high-intensity feelings. This is not simply...
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Ten Great Ways to Help Children Relax

Top Ten Relaxation Techniques for Children There are many techniques children can use to reduce thir stress and relax. Depending on the child, some may work better than others. Try teaching your child one or two of the following techniques to begin, and then gradually add in more as he or she feels ready to...
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Coaching children to manage frustration

Emotional coaching in general is the acknowledgement from us that we need to coach and support children to learn how to recognise and regulate their emotions. Coaching means you describe your child's emotions. Focus mostly on the positive emotions and try to use different words for emotions. This helps them to develop an emotional vocabulary. When they...
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Look at the sky and please don’t cry!…

"'Quick! Look at the plane! In the sky!! LOOK UP THERE!! QUICK!!!' Have you ever seen someone try to distract a child when they’re hurt or upset? Or tried the same technique yourself in an act of desperation? Often people think that distraction is the quickest way to calm a distressed child but in fact, research...
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