When a big feeling comes along...you can handle it! Managing feelings for kids ages 7 to 10
Sometimes, emotions like anger or jealousy or excitement can seem too big to keep inside. Me and My Feelings is here to tell you: It's okay to have big feelings. And the good news is, you can calm down those strong emotions―so you won't feel like you're going to explode!
This book shows you how to stay in control―by breathing deeply, saying positive things to yourself, talking about your feelings, and more. You'll learn to deal with all kind of feelings, including the hard ones like sadness, anxiety, or even fear.
Inside Me and My Feelings, you'll find:
- Everyone has emotions―When you understand your own emotions and feelings, you can also be understanding of other people's―like your family and friends.
- Ideas that help―This book is packed with ways to help you handle your feelings. Try out the exercises to see which tips and tricks work best for you!
- Quizzes and activities―Get to know yourself with quizzes like "Do My Emotions Rule Me?," along with other fun exercises and activities especially for kids ages 7-10.
With Me and My Feelings, the next time your big feelings get too big―you'll know just what to do!
"Kids often have a hard time expressing their feelings. Me and My Feelings is the perfect book to help them learn about feelings, emotions, and how to express them in healthy ways. The kid-friendly language, eye catching graphics, and helpful resources make this a must have for your library. I highly recommend this guide for counselors, parents, teachers, and, of course, kids!"--Dr. Natalie Spencer Gwyn, adjunct professor, therapist, and author of Mindful Practices for Helping Troubled Teens
"As a former elementary school counselor, I wish I had a book like this! This book makes it easy to teach students how to understand their emotions--both good and bad--and how to express their feelings in healthy ways. Complete with easy to follow prompts, assessments, and interactive activities, this book takes students through a journey of self-exploration which ultimately leads to a more confident sense of self. On behalf of elementary school counselors everywhere, THANK YOU!"--Kirsten Perry, K-12 school counseling specialist at Chicago public schools, president elect of the Illinois School Counselor Association, adjunct instructor for school counseling at DePaul University
"Me and My Feelings is just what parents, teachers, and counselors are looking for in a world full of stress and anxiety for young children. This kid-friendly, interactive collection of lessons and activities will help children learn how to manage their emotions--and themselves."--Amie Dean, M.Ed, NBCT, author of Your Happy Heart, How Helping Others Helps You, Too and founder ofwww.behaviorqueen.com
VANESSA GREEN ALLEN is a professional school counselor and the author of The No More Bullying Book for Kids. She has worked for the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina since 1991 and is a 2009 National Board-certified teacher. Vanessa is the creator and author of SavvySchoolCounselor.com.
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