Calm Down & Play
Provides professionals an invaluable repertoire of therapeutic and practical activities to use with clients
Gives busy parents simple, entertaining activities that will help them cope with difficult situations and enhance their child’s life
An exciting way for children to learn appropriate behavior, gain better self-control, and build their self-esteem
Calm Down & Play! Activities to Help Impulsive Children by Loretta Oleck Berger, MSW. This book is filled with fun and effective activities to help children calm down and control their impulses, focus, concentrate, organize their thoughts, identify and verbalize feelings, channel and release excess energy appropriately, and build self-esteem and confidence. Most of the activities take no more than 10 minutes and can be played just about anywhere - while a child is waiting in line, riding in a car, or even getting ready for bed. Whether you are a mental health professional, a teacher, a parent, or a caregiver, you can use the effective behavioral strategies and simple activities in this book to help children toward better self-control, higher self-esteem, improved organizational skills, and longer attention spans all while having fun! 76 pages, soft-cover. Recommended for ages 5-12.