5-4-3-2-1 Coping Strategy/Grounding Technique Small Business Prompt Cards
‘5-4-3-2-1 Prompt Cards’ has been designed to support children and young people with self-regulating big emotions and feelings. This is a discrete, easy to do coping strategy for grounding and calming down.
This is also available as an A4 poster.
How could this resource be used?
- To support emotional regulation and grounding during dysregulation.
- To support emotional literacy.
- To support self-regulation.
- To support a child 1:1.
- To be used as part of a classroom display.
Which statutory England PSHE curriculum* objectives does this resource fall into?
*in line with the PSHE Association 2021 Statutory Guidance.
- KS1: H18 – different things they can do to manage big feelings, to help calm themselves down and/or change their mood when they don’t feel good.
- KS2: H20 – how to manage and respond to feelings appropriately and proportionately in different situations.
Scottish Health and Wellbeing Curriculum Outcome: Mental and Emotional Wellbeing – I am learning skills and strategies which will support me in challenging times, particularly in relation to change and loss.
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