Breathe, Think, Do With Sesame by Sesame Street teaches children to keep calm and carry on by introducing kids to three possible strategies for working through problems. This app touches on familiar emotional challenges such as problem-solving, self-control, planning, and time on task. Intended for very young children, this simple app gives players different scenarios in which the Blue Monster character needs to regulate his or her emotions using the breathe-think-do technique. This ingenious app helps young children work through issues using simple directions, user engagement and a FUN factor that you would expect from any Sesame product. Features: • Explore five interactive activities with a unique, everyday challenge • Tap, pop bubbles, and more to help the monster breathe think, and do to solve problems and feel better • Personalize encouraging phrases that your child will hear as they help the monster think of a plan • "Breathe with the Monster" activity to help children practice taking deep breaths to calm down Best Part: Robust Parent Section with great resources for navigating everyday challenges with your young child This app is part of Sesame Street’s Little Children, Big Challenges initiative, which aims to provide tools to help children build skills for resilience, and overcome everyday challenges and more stressful situations and transitions. You can access other Sesame Street resilience materials online at sesamestreet.org/challenges
Written by Jayne Clare
Jayne Clare is dedicated to being in the forefront of the ever-changing digital landscape. She has been working directly with students and startups and recognizing what works and what doesn’t, along with the why behind both. Jayne co-founded Teachers With Apps in 2011.
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