Managing anger

How would you feel if?

February 25, 2016
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I have just given this resource a makeover and added it to the site. If you have already purchased this and have an account with ELSA Support you can log into your account and download the new version for free. Log in with your username and password, go to your purchase history and download this […]

Anger and Anxiety visuals

February 12, 2016
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Print these off and put them in your classroom. Help children to understand their emotions. What happens to their bodies when they get anxious or angry? How do they respond to their anger? What do they do? Lots of discussion to be had with these posters. Download: Anger Download: Anxiety

Change those thoughts!

February 10, 2016
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This is a worksheet to help children change negative thoughts to more positive thoughts.   Such things as: Negative: He pushed me on purpose Positive: Perhaps he didn’t mean to push me? Negative: That dog will bite me! Positive: The dog is on a lead and the owner is holding tight. It can’t bite me! […]

Anger Scale

February 7, 2016
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This little tool is ideal for a child to carry around with him or her. It will focus them into their feelings so they can judge how angry they are. Laminate, cut out and punch a hole in the semi circle and the arrow. Fasten together with a split pin. Download: Anger scale There are […]

‘Cool it game’ ideas for using

February 7, 2016
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The Cool it game – is a game about managing anger. The game will promote discussion on anger management and the recognition of anger. Anger affirmations are used along with cool it cards which give lots of ideas for calming down. The game is very positive for teaching children about their anger. It can be […]

Anger worksheet

February 4, 2016
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Just a little anger worksheet for you to work through with a child. Download: anger worksheet Also check out my ‘Anger workbook’, ‘Anger game’, ‘anger intervention’ and ‘anger intervention early years’

Target/tracking or counting beads

February 2, 2016
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I saw some counting beads on pinterest and thought how wonderful they would be for a child who is trying to hit small targets. The child could actually make their own counting beads at their first session and come up with a plan for their targets. I have seen these used in numeracy lessons and […]

My Safe Place

January 12, 2016
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My Safe Place Here is a little activity to do with children to help them if they are anxious, scared, worried or upset in any way. It is helpful to think of a place where they feel safe. No one can bother them. No one can talk to them. They can feel relaxed and calm. […]

Stop and think!

December 3, 2015
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Stop and think! – a very simple activity to encourage children to stop and think. The idea of this activity is to read the word not the colour. This will force children to stop and think rather than rushing straight in without any thought. It is more suited to children who are reasonably good readers. […]