Zones of regulation board game "Get in the Green Zone" - A therapy group or Class game.
Get in the green zone is a talk it out zones of regulation board game geared towards social emotional learning in children. This game is based on the concept and colours of the Zones of Regulation.
There are no right or wrong answers. This board game can be used in small groups to open discussion about how children can make better choices to respond appropriately in social-emotional situation. There are questions and prompts relating to the zones, emotional regulation and coping strategies.
Would make the perfect addition to a school counsellors tool box, or it can be used in conjunction with a calm corner and the zones of regulation in class and in home settings.
The ability to self-regulate one’s emotional state is extremely important in developing emotional intelligence and successful social skills. Being able to self-regulate your emotional state involves; Self-control, anger management, self-management, resilience, impulse control and sensory regulation.
The zones of regulation board game consists of discussion topics and questions divided into four colours. Red is about anger management, self-control and impulse control. Yellow cards are about being able to identify and cope with confusion, over-excitement, anxiety and irritation. Blue topics surround feeling down, upset, tired and low. And Green cards are focused on resilience and identifying the positives of being in this zone.
Likewise, all coloured cards also aim to bring in a sense of empathy and friendship. These help children discuss such things as: coping strategies, reading body language of others, handling stressful situations, safe adults/people to approach for help, and emotional awareness in general.
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