Positive Ideas Jar

When we have big feelings, it can help to take a moment to calm down and start again.

All feelings come and go, but sometimes we want feelings such as frustration, disappointment, or sadness to go away a little bit more quickly. Calm-down strategies such as a taking a deep breath, listening to your favorite song, or going on a walk outside can help. Use this printable activity to help you make your very own Positive Ideas jar. When your child is having big feelings, suggest he try an idea from the jar.