Calm Down Counter
About: The Calm Down Counter is a visual tool to teach students to calm down by counting. After the student is trained to use The Calm Down Counter they should be able to self manage calming down on their own.
Instructions: Laminate The Calm Down Counter and put on individual student desks. Begin with sessions teaching the student to use the calm down counter. Positively praise proper use. When the student needs to calm down, they take a cool down time at their own desk. They start by putting their finger on the 10 (saying 10 loudly), then 9 (softer voice), etc. until they reach the number one (softest voice). This tool could also be printed off for use in any classroom calm down area.
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