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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET 9 Sensory Breathing Basket Purpose To create a collection of props that help children reduce stress and make quiet time part of each day   Materials Feathers, Hoberman sphere, plastic flowers (one for each child), squishy balls, small soft toys, pinwheels, bubblers, books related to breathing and calm  Procedure Fill a basket with as many of the items as possible. I like to use clear plastic bags to keep the items in the basket organized. Pull out the collection during circle time, and conduct a breath awareness or sensory activity.  Read Shhh . . . by Guido van Genechten (2001) 14  Chapter 1 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL