Author(s): Lauren Brukner; Apsley (Illustrator)
The self-control super hero is back This time, they've come prepared with simple strategies to tackle the difficult emotions and challenges of everyday life. From the morning routine to making friends at recess, paying attention in class and getting a good night's sleep, this guide will help children stay on track and save the day Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques to help children aged 4-7 keep calm and in control. Suitable for all children, but especially those with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties, this is an accessible guide with extra tips and resources for parents, educators or therapists.
Self-control strategies and exercises for children aged 4-7 to manage and regulate the emotional challenges faced in daily life
Lauren Brukner is a Senior Occupational Therapist who lives in New York City with her husband and three children. Lauren specializes in sensory integration and self-regulation strategies for children and young people, and their implementation in home, school, and community settings.
Acknowledgements. PART ONE: FOR KIDS. Introduction. The Real Super-Powers of Self-Control. How This Book Works. 1. Getting Ready in the Morning. 2. Paying Attention. 3. Recess and Lunch. 4. Friendship Tips. 5. Bedtime. PART TWO: FOR ADULTS. For Parents. For Educators and Therapist. Reminder Bracelets. Self-Control Certificate. Self-Control Diploma. Self-Control Gold Coin Reward Chart. Desk Strip/Table Strip Reminders. Morning Routines. Homework Routines. Bedtime Routines.