Once social learners and interventionists are familiar with The Zones curriculum, these versatile and kid-friendly oversize card decks provide over 75 different multi-sensory strategy options to help kids learn to regulate their feelings and emotions in all the Zones and decide for themselves which tools work best for them.
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Tools to Try Cards for Kids
Learning to regulate our Zones is hard, serious work that takes time and lots of practice. Tools to Try Cards for Kids is an easy, engaging way to introduce over 50 self-regulation strategies to kids ages 5–10 and empower them to make choices toward figuring out what works best for them. Every strategy card portrays a relatable child performing a regulation tool on one side and a how-to-do-it description on the reverse. Each card includes a metacognitive self-reflection where kids consider how they feel after using the tool, how it can be used to help them regulate their Zones, and decide whether it’s the right tool for them. This hands-on, multi-sensory tool supplements The Zones of Regulation curriculum and pairs well with Navigating The Zones cooperative game and The Zones Storybook Set. Buy it at a discount as part of the set, or individually for full price.
Tools to Try Cards for Tweens & Teens
Need ideas to help tweens and teens learn to regulate? Discover this strategy card deck in The Zones of Regulation series—specifically for tweens and teens. Tools to Try Cards for Tweens & Teens is a multi-sensory strategy card deck to help explore, choose, and practice 50 regulation tools at home, in school, or in therapeutic and community settings. The 2-sided cards are divided into 5 categories that describe strategies to focus, calm, think, move, breathe, and connect, and pair well with lessons in the popular The Zones of Regulation curriculum book. These visually accessible 4”x6” strategy cards feature a relatable tween-teen character performing a strategy on one side and a how-to-do-it description on the reverse, along with a teen-focused Why to Try? and self-reflection. This set of hands-on metacognitive tools supplements The Zones of Regulation curriculum and pairs well with Navigating The Zones cooperative game and its supplemental Advanced Pack for additional levels of play. Buy it at a discount as part of the set, or individually for full price.
- Ages: 5-18
- Format: Cards 4×6
- Item No: 7007
- Published: 2021