Can you remember your camp/fort building skills?!
I'm sure you can. Dig them up again to help your little one calm down.
My kids were so disregulated this evening. They were constantly. My go-to-strategy when they’re like this, is to make them a camp.
Camps can be calming because they’re darker; they can block out noise, they’re enclosed, soft, and there’s not much to see. They essentially dampen the senses. The kids can choose whether to stay in their own camps or move into each others.
They’re just a great change of scene when everything is going haywire.
Remember: kids need out help to calm down. They need time-in with you, not time-out.
Try this next time your kids are losing it.
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