An ideal resource for primary teachers, this practical resource helps children understand anger and identify links with other emotions with an interactive program using 26 elements. They will learn skills to effectively manage their anger with activities and exercises.

New to this edition is: Information on recent initiatives on anger management in schools; Models and top tips for coping with anger; New activities and ideas; Further information for young children aged 5-9

This instructional guide for teachers comes with photocopiable worksheets and activities suitable for both group and individual work for the whole-class which are available to download online.

W Is for Wind Down
W is for wind down

Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes

Show the pupils the ‘W is for Wind Down’ poster and talk through the following points:

  • Giving ourselves time to relax and calm down is another anger management strategy.
  • This time is part of the red time in the ‘Traffic Light’ strategy.
  • When we feel relaxed, we can plan more effectively what to do to solve our problems.
  • It is often very difficult to think clearly when we are upset.
Questions for Circle Time | 15 Minutes

Ask the children to consider the following points in a Circle Time session:

  • How do our bodies feel when they are relaxed?
  • Can pupils share times and places when they feel really relaxed?
  • What can we ...
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