My ROARSOME book of BIG Feelings
An emotional regulation support workbook and journal for kids who struggle with big feelings, such as anger, frustration and embarrassment.
Emotions can easily overwhelm young children who are learning to regulate their feelings. This A5 workbook has been designed for parents to teach their children about big feelings, why we feel them, explore emotional triggers and how to manage them.
What is My ROARSOME Book of BIG Feelings?
This unique book has been designed with cute dinosaur graphics throughout to appeal to younger children, which links to the concept of emotional dysregulation and associated reactions. My Roarsome Book of Big Feelings is a space for children of approx 5 - 10 years old to connect with their parents and learn about big feelings such as anger, anxiety, frustration, jealousy etc using CBT/NLP values to teach children how thoughts and feelings are linked and how they can use that to feel calmer.
Self Regulation, Self Awareness.
What's inside this workbook?
With this structured book, children will develop emotional intelligence, self awareness and learn to identify feelings through activities and structured journal space. Research shows that writing or drawing about emotions can help children process and manage their big feelings. This book gives children and their parents time to connect and have meaningful conversations about their feelings.
- describing big feelings with words to reflect on their perception of challenging emotions
- identifying their own physical responses to big feelings
- identifying triggers to develop self awareness
- feelings that lead to anger and understanding emotional layering
- learning about basic CBT/NLP values that teach children how thoughts and feelings are linked and how they can use that to feel calmer
- identifying their angry 'actions' and thinking about how helpful they are
- identify appropriate responses to a range of big feelings that work for both parent and child
- how positive thinking can support them during big feelings
The Book contains journal space, where children can process their big emotions through guided questions. There are double page spaces for 21 entries. This journal section can be used flexibly for reflecting on a big feeling or incident, rather than daily journaling.
The Roarsome Book of Big Feelings also features 6 action plans for children to plan their responses to common big feelings that often underpin anger or big reactions, encouraging children to take control of their big emotions.
After the activities, the notebook contains some free space for children to express their big feelings through writing, drawing or doodling in My ROARSOME Angry Draw and Scribble Space. The book encourages children to use the space as a calming technique to prevent angry outbursts or as a reflective space of their own. Each page features an encouraging message or affirmation to boost self esteem.
What age range does is this book suitable for?
It's a great book for children aged 5 - 10 years.
- 120gsm FSC quality paper
- 300gsm silk card covers
- A5 size
- Printed in the UK.
My Roarsome book of Big Feelings is for general use and guidance only. It does not in anyway replace the advice and help of a medical professional or therapist. Please, always see your medical provider if you have concerns about your child's mental health.
If you have a slightly older child or teenager, check out 'My REALLY angry book'.