This calm down corner resource is a great way to make emotional self-regulation a priority in your classroom, office, and/or school. It includes a centers-based lesson for teaching students how to use the different tools and strategies and posters for your Peace Corner, Calm Corner, or Calm Down Corner, or Zen Den, or Take a Break Spot, or Cool Down Spot. This resource a great fit for trauma sensitive (or trauma informed) classrooms and is everything you need for a regulation station in your room. It was created with graphics and activities fit for upper elementary students to help them take care of their feelings at school!
It was designed as a tier 1 classroom social emotional learning lesson and works as a standalone lesson, or as part of a coping skills unit.
Who is this resource for?
- School counselors, school social workers, classroom teachers – anyone delivering SEL lessons or who has a calm corner!
- It is recommended for students in 2nd-5th grades, but you know your students’ developmental levels and capabilities best
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“This resource is perfect for a calming corner and comes with so many options! This is honestly a steal and I am so grateful someone took the time to make this!” Philpot’s Files
“Can’t say enough good stuff about this. We used this in my school and saw so many kiddos benefit from having access to tools and visuals to help them identify their feelings and learn how to de-escalate and take a break. Really fantastic!” ~Alexandra S.
- Class SEL plan lesson with movement-based hook, brief slideshow for teaching what coping skills are, and directions for facilitating structured coping skills practice and reflection
- Full-page coping skills signs with directions
- Quarter-page coping skills visuals
- Calm corner signs and expectations
- Coping tools (mazes, gratitude prompts, puzzles, and more!)