Quieting Quin - Managing Emotions

Quieting Quin is the eighteenth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Quit teaches children effective coping skills when faced with a problem (ASCA Behavior - Self-Management Skill Standard 7). Anna also fosters a positive attitude toward work and learning (ASCA Mindset 6). 

Powerful You Intermediate Instructions

20-25 minutes per week for each of the 26 social skills lessons

1.    Breathe and Stretch before every lesson.  Feel the benefits in YOUR body and mind.  Kids love the breathing ball

2.   Read the true short story from the 8.5 x 11 Powerful You Educator Cards and watch connection radiate in your class.

3.    Stand tall and practice positive self-talk.

4.   Open the lines of communication by allowing children turn & talk time with each journaling question from the Powerful You Educator Card. (use transition chime to move through questions quickly)

5.   Display the Classroom Social Skills Sign.  Leave a classroom footprint of emotional wellness. 

6.   Use the Powerful You Book for positive quotes and additional activities that correspond to each A-Z lesson. Add your ideas to this resource book.  You are more powerful than you know!  

7.   Purchase The Powerful You Educator Kit . (Includes all resources for grades 3 and up)

8.   See more resources below.

These toys helped Quin to quiet herself.

Toysmith Bubble Motion Tumbler
Pro-Motion Distributing - Direct
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My Incredible Talking Body
By Rebecca Bowen

Have you ever looked at someone and decided you didn't want to be their friend before getting to know them?  What types of judgments do you make about others? This sweet story will help you to remember the importance of discovering the core of others.  There is always something good.  This story will relax you along the way.!

Zen Ties
By Jon J. Muth

 Fidget bracelets allow you to calm down without anyone knowing you are stressed or anxious.  

Squirmy Learns to be Mindful
By Joree Rosenblatt
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