Breathing Star

Breathing S.T.A.R.

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Breathing S.T.A.R.

Invite children to “Breathe with me…” and practice the S.T.A.R. active calming technique with this cute and easy to assemble breathing tool made from a file folder! This download includes templates and instructions to make a star with a mouth you can move as you breathe.


  • Ages 2 (with help) and up

Helps with

  • Self-regulation
  • Active calming
  • Deep breathing
  • Fussing and fits
  • Self-control
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Social-emotional learning


  • Classroom
  • Parent night
  • Staff training
  • Home


  • Instructions
  • Two letter-sized, single-sided, black and white printouts


  • Two file folders
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Tape
  • Glue stick
  • 1⁄4 page of blue paper
  • Printed “Breathe with me...” sign
  • Printed star template

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