Self-regulation skills are often difficult to teach young students. We are seeing students come to school with bigger and more disruptive behaviors than ever before. Often, these children have never been taught how to stay calm in stressful situations. Young children need visuals and concrete examples to help them to understand complex skills like self-regulation. Everyone gets upset from time to time, but some students need to be taught how to cope when feeling upset in the classroom. The good news is there are some easy-to-implement self-regulation tools that are perfect for teaching kindergarten students how to regulate their emotions and behavior choices in the classroom.
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