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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Creating Calm 3 1. Practicing Quiet 2. Sweet Spots 3. Smell the Flower, Blow Out the Candles 4. Fun with Feathers 5. Tummy Toys 6. Bunny Breathing 7. Pinwheels 8. Hoberman Sphere 9. Sensory Breathing Basket 10. “Quiet Peaceful” 11. Yoga for Young Children 12. Freshersize 13. Connecting with Nature 7. Pom-pom Relays 8. Stompers 9. Boo-boo Band-Aids 10. Homemade Stress Toys 11. Owl Babies 12. IWantItNow Monsters 13. Make Yourself Happy Chapter 4: Gentleness 50 1. Bathing Babies 2. Feather Painting 3. Feather Play 4. Cake Decorating 5. Bubbles 6. The Power of Flour 7. Jewel Floats 8. Pussy Willow Pictures Chapter 2: Love 23 Chapter 5: Respect 60 1. Love Poster 2. Acts of Kindness 3. Kindness Coupon Book 4. Pennies from Heaven 5. Kiss Pictures 6. The Kindness Pledge 7. Gifts 8. The Peace Project 1. Polite or Impolite? 2. Tea Party 3. Sneeze Pictures 4. Listening Skills 5. Recycling Sort 6. Earth Care 7. Bird Feeders 8. Using Sign Language Chapter 3: Feelings and Empathy 33 Chapter 6: Self-Control 74 1. Feelings Lotto 2. Friendship Bracelets 3. The Professor Smarty Show 4. “I” Messages 5. Dolly Hospital 6. Cheerleader Pom-poms 1. Simon Says 2. The Great Predictor 3. Recycled Timers 4. Turn Taking 5. Potion Lotion 6. Stop, Go, and Slow Necklace   vii COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL