Calm Down & Play!: Activities to Help Impulsive Children
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! Recommended for ages 5-12