Problems vs. Reactions: Emotional Regulation Pack

Grade Levels
1st - 5th
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23 pages
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Do you have students whose reactions do not match the size of their problems? It takes time and practice for children to be able use emotional regulation to appropriately react to their problems. Perfect for school counselors, social workers, special education teachers, and speech-language pathologists, this pack includes several activities that can be used to teach children about emotional regulation.

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This pack includes:
→8.5 X 11 problem vs. reaction visual for your office
→5 emotional regulation game ideas for small groups and classroom lessons
→Problem vs. reaction mini visuals for students' desks
→2 worksheets for students to practice comparing problems and reactions
→6 pages of problem and reaction example cards
→Sorting mat for students to rank and sort problem cards by size
→Large (4 page) problem/reaction arrow
→3 additional pages in black-and-white to save ink

★Alligned to ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors★
B SMS 2: Demonstrate self-discipline and self-control
B SMS 7: Demonstrate effective coping skills when faced with a problem
B SS 9: Demonstrate social maturity and behaviors appropriate to the situation and environment


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