Many children have difficulties regulating big emotions. We can all be easily overawed by our emotions: happy, sad, mad (including frustrated) or scared. A 'big' emotion is one that makes it hard for a child to function. Feeling big emotions is ok, but sometimes children need help in calming down when the emotion gets overwhelming or in the way of daily activities. The slides below give some fantastic strategies and simple activities that can really help children and adults alike to take a break and build in time to reset.