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Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

Managing anxiety and anger

Breathing

Have you ever told a child to take a deep breath, and then they start hyperventilating? Or they breathe in, but don’t breathe out?

Sometimes, kids may need a little more help to figure out how to properly take a deep breath. Use the link below to help them:

Deep breathing exercises for kids

Managing anger and calming anxiety

Sometimes, its hard to know what to do to calm children down or manage their anger. Use the links below to give you some ideas and strategies to help them cope:

Managing anger

Calming anxiety

Childline - managing anxiety and controlling panic attacks

Below are a few activities that children can do with family or by themselves. 

Calm down dice – this gives strategies to relieve anxiety

Calm down dice

Positive paper chains – a mindful colouring and cutting exercise

Positive paper chains

Roll a positive question – a game to play with family

Roll a positive question