Stay cool and in control with the keep-calm guru : wise ways for children to regulate their emotions and senses / Lauren Brukner ; illustrated by Apsley.
By: Brukner, Lauren.
Contributor(s): Apsley [illustrator.].Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017Description: 118 pages, 18 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785927140 (alk. paper).Subject(s): EMOTIONS | ANGER | ANXIETY | RELAXATION | YOGA | SELF REGULATION | SENSORY ISSUES | JUVENILE LITERATURE
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PART I: FOR KIDS. - 1. Meet the Keep-Calm Guru. - 2. What is your light? - 3. The mind-body connection. - 4. The big four: Just Right, Slow and Tired, Fast and Emotional and Fast and Wiggly. - 5. Making abstract feelings tangible. - 6. Specific steps to get that "Just Right" feeling. - 7. How this book works. - 8. Anywhere body breaks : the science behind the what and the why. - 9. Anywhere body breaks : the behind the how. - 10. Tools : using the stuff most of you (probably) already have. - 11. Big body breaks : or shall we say, yoga. - 12. The end of our journey - for now. - 13. Sum it up. PART 2 : FOR ADULTS. - For parents and caregivers - how to get the most out of this book. - For teachers and therapists. - Maslow's Hierarch of Human Needs and its connection to child development. - Simple supports to promote overall self regulation. - Appendix 1: "Just Right" Checklist. - Appendix 2: "My List of Ten" Card. - Appendix 3: Positive Affirmations. - Appendix 4: "Just Right" Self-Monitoring Checklist. - Appendix 5: At a glance desk strip reminders - Anywhere Body Breaks, tools and big breaks/yoga. - Appendix 6: At a glance bracelet reminders (for Anywhere Body Breaks Only). - Appendix 7: "Draw and Jot" Journaling Card.
"This illustrated book introduces wise ways for children to recognize and cope with anxiety, anger, frustration and other difficult feelings and emotions. Using everything from yoga poses and pressure holds to deep breathing and relaxing colouring activities, the Keep-Calm Guru shows kids aged approximately 7-14 years how to take back control and feel just right." - BOOK JACKET