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Calming Basket – What to put in it

Calming Basket – What to put in it:

What can you put into a Calming basket? A calming basket has lots of things to help a pupil calm down and is a great strategy to help emotional regulation.

Some ideas recently discussed in the ELSA GROUP:

  • Exercise books/paper with some coloured pencils for them to doodle with.
  • Bubble wrap for popping
  • Squidgy balls which you squish and squeeze
  • Feathers for mindful breathing practice
  • Pebbles or stones
  • Stretchy people
  • Crayons and paper for ‘anger scribbling’
  • Shells
  • Bubbles
  • Cuddly toy
  • Mindful colouring sheets
  • Paper clips for making paperclip chains
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Paper for ripping
  • things to count
  • Whiteboards and pens
  • Small bag of lego bricks
  • Playdough
  • Dot to dot
  • Puzzles
  • Glitter bottle timer
  • Calm down strategy cards
  • Weighted cushion or blanket
  • Ear muffs or headphones for either blanking out sound or playing calming music
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Pinwheels
  • Rubik’s cube
  • Pipe cleaners to make things with
  • Small fluffy blanket
  • Zentangle
  • Mandalas
  • Emotion puzzles

 

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