Coping Skills Toolbox Emotional Regulation Lesson

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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  1. This Emotional Regulation Lesson for Elementary Bundle will help students to recognize, identify and learn coping tools and strategies for their emotions. This set is a perfect if you are teaching classroom lessons that help students learn about emotions. I have used the lessons in the following o
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This Coping Skills Toolbox Emotional Regulation Lesson will help students to identify coping tools and strategies they can use to calm down when they get upset. In this lesson, students are asked to try out a variety of sensory tools and breathing exercises that can use to calm down. This lesson does require extra materials that may be need to be gathered ahead of time. Many items can be purchased at a dollar store or you can be creative and ask to borrow from colleagues!

Items Discussed:

  • Fidget Snake
  • Puzzle Cube
  • Liquid Timer
  • Sand Timer
  • Pin Wheel
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Pool Noodle
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Squeeze Ball
  • Headphones and Music
  • Nuts and Bolts
  • Etch a Sketch/Drawing Tablet
  • Gyro Sphere
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Journal
  • Putty
  • Stretch Toy
  • Bubbles
  • Glitter/Sensory Bottle
  • Sand Tray
  • Top
  • Slinky
  • Koosh Ball

It is not necessary to gather all of these materials, just make sure that you have enough for your students to try a selection.

In addition, students will try out various breathing exercises which are included with directions. These are perfect to add to a key ring and include in a calm down kit.

This lesson is a perfect companion for many emotional regulation curricula that are on the market.


✔ Lesson Plan aligned to ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors

✔ Coping Skills ToolBox Flip Book

✔ Sensory Calming Tools Worksheet (In Color and B&W)

✔ Breathing Exercises and Directions (In Color and B&W)

✔ Station Markers

✔ Learning Targets Posters

This lesson plan will be a part of a future Emotion Identification Bundle that will be coming out soon!


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