Trace-and-Breathe Calming Activity
Using shapes and markers, this activity teaches children deep breathing approaches to help them relax during times of stress and anxiety.
Who It's For
Children ages 3 to 10 years old
Why It Empowers
Deep breathing is an excellent coping skill children can use when feeling a difficult emotion, including sadness, anger, frustration, or anxiety. Using shapes to teach the skill makes it fun and interactive.
Meet The Expert
Shenley Seabrook is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works primarily with children and adolescents in a private practice setting. She is also a foster parent and lives with her husband and daughter in Indiana. Shenley recently wrote her first children’s book, We Have the Same Heart, which celebrates diversity, inclusion, and community service.