Teaching children mindfulness through the senses at a young age can help them build confidence, learn to cope with stress and realise they can overcome challenging moments in their life. Using the fun ‘Five, Four, Three, Two, One’ rhyme is an easy way for children to remember to use their senses to find their way back to calm.
From the authors of the best-selling range of books about emotions including: Aroha’s Way: A children’s guide through emotions, Let It Go: Emotions are energy in motion, Aroha Knows and How Do I Feel? A Dictionary of Emotions for Children. The Wildling Crew are sharing yet another way that you and your children can regulate your emotions together.
Also, look in the book to find the ‘five things’ that the character could use. What could he see, feel, hear, smell and taste?