Ideas for Safe and Calm

Infographic titled "Ideas for Staying Safe and Calming My Body and Brain." Full image description in body of post.

Ideas for Staying Safe and Calming My Body and Brain (PDF)

transcript:

Ideas for Staying Safe and Calming My Body and Brain

[Image of a smiling cartoon cat face at upper right.] 

In checklist format, two columns [with a large open box icon to the left of each text item and a graphic image to the right]:

Drink water ([image of a glass of water with ice and a straw]

Take a deep, slow breath [image of cartoon cat with open mouth, breathing out]

Ask for help [image of cartoon cat with sweat droplet, spiral icon and question marks above head]

Leave the room [image of a door]

Imagine being in a peaceful place [image of a landscape with green hills, road, sun, and blue sky]

Get a hug [image of a gray cartoon cat hugging a smaller white cat, with heart icon]

Stretch, jump, or run around [image of a cartoon cat arching back and tail in the air]

Listen to music [image of a musical note symbol]

Draw or write [image of a paper and pencil]

Look at a book [image of open book]

Spin a fidget spinner [image of fidget spinner]

Squeeze a squishy toy [image of a cartoon cat playing with a ball]

Remember everyone makes mistakes and it is okay to feel whatever you feel! [image of cartoon cat winking and blowing a kiss/heart]

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I’ve also made a version of this infographic that you or your kids can customize by adding a few more of your own ideas. The image description is the same, but with four additional open boxes followed by yellow lines/spaces for writing in ideas.

version 2 of infographic, Ideas for Safe and Calm. Full image description in body of postIdeas for Staying Safe and Calming My Body and Brain: version 2 (PDF)

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