In this rhyming story, Jackson gets upset and doesn't understand how his emotions are controlling his behavior. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, he learns coping mechanisms on how to deal with big emotions like anger.
Does your child get upset easily? Developing tools that help you cope with everyday struggles can lead to a calmer well-being.
"I Choose to Calm My Anger" is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide.
This story told from Jackson's point of view will help open your child's mind to what it feels like to be angry and how to deal with it. Jackson will teach your child how we are empowered to change our mindset and how we deal with life's setbacks.
With Jackson in real life examples, your child will learn to develop their understanding of their own emotions. Throughout the story, Jackson will show you how it feels to be angry and then how to cope.
Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions.
A new book series developed in tandem with teachers and therapists to help children cope with a range of emotions and teach them that they indeed hold the power to choose their actions and reactions.
So Jackson thanked his friend for his help.
He decided to be stronger than anger itself.
He breathed in and out deeply, then counted to ten,
And thought of a happy place to find his zen.
"I Choose to Calm My Anger" was developed alongside counselors and parents to be used as a resource in a social emotional curriculum.
About the Author:
Elizabeth Estrada’s greatest joy is being a mother. She has worked with students K-12 as a teacher and, in later years, as a school counselor in the public school system. Her books are written to foster self regulation and emotional control. She writes books that support:
Speech & Language Pathologists
Regular Education Teachers
School Guidance Counselors
Marriage and Family Therapists
Special Education Teachers
Elizabeth is the author of the “I Choose” Series. Visit her at ichoosebooks.com