S.T.A.R. Breathing Tool
Teaching children how to S.T.A.R. breathe is essential to composure and self-regulation. Children use this multi-sensory tool to take a deep breath in through their noses as they smell the flower and then blow the air out of their mouths to make the pinwheel spin. Ideal for ages 1-5 and those with special needs, this tool is indispensable for teaching children to fill their lungs fully and exhale completely in order to ensure they are deep belly breathing. Three deep belly breaths disengages the stress response. Read Sophie is a S.T.A.R. to further your instruction, and remember S.T.A.R. stands for Smile, Take a deep breath in through your nose And pause before Relaxing as you blow the air out of your mouth.