All children feel disappointed sometimes. Learning to identify and normalize feelings of disappointment is important for our little ones.
This social story helps students to identify the things in their lives that can be disappointing like wanting to be first, not getting a turn, or having to wait.
The story explains to students that they have a choice. They can choose to erupt like a volcano or they can choose to be calm.
Choosing to be calm helps us, our parents, and friends to feel good.
The book gives simple ideas for activities that your child can do to learn to calm themselves when they are disappointed.
Reading this book with your class can help your student develop tools for self regulation that will benefit them for a lifetime.