Self-Calming Cards and Feeling Elf Cards Bundle
- The Feeling Elf cards have a bright, full colored elf on each card illustrating a different emotion
- Fun way to teach kids what to do when they're angry, anxious or frustrated
- Each Self-Calmng card describes a different way you can soothe yourself
- Each calming card includes suggested activities for a range of ages, from toddler to adult
The Feeling Elf Cards are written by Elizabeth Crary, M. S., and Illustrated by Peaco Todd
These cards are extremely popular with therapists. These whimsical elves grin, grimace, groan and gesture through 20 emotions. Each bright, full colored elf appears on two cards; one is printed with the emotion's name in three languages (English, Spanish, & Japanese). The corresponding card uses only the elves, so the cards can be used in a wide variety of matching games. Reference cards provide numerous descriptions and rules for games that can be played with these cards. Actual cards are printed in three languages: English, Spanish, and Japanese
The Self-Calming Cards are printed in English and Spanish and a fun way to teach kids what to do when they're angry, anxious or frustrated?
How about the "mad" dance? Or stringing beads? Or breathing in calmness? Or looking at an aquarium?
These are just a few of the dozens of self-calming strategies explained in this card deck. Each of the 24 illustrated cards describes how you can soothe yourself with a different method: physical, auditory/verbal, visual, creative, self-nurturer and humor. Another 16 cards provide step-by-step instructions for games and activities to use with the calming cards.
Written in both English and Spanish by Elizabeth Crary, these cards and the accompanying instruction sheet explain how parents and teachers can introduce the cards and the concept of self-calming. The materials also discuss how adults can model the use of such self-soothing techniques as taking a warm bath, making a joke to defuse a situation or singing a silly song.
Each calming method includes suggested activities for a range of ages, from toddler to adult.