The Angry Octopus book and coloring book bundle is an exciting way to teach children relaxation techniques in a fun and interactive way. Angry Octopus is a story that teaches children (ages 6-12) the techniques of muscle relaxation and deep breathing to help them calm down, lower stress, and control emotions and anger. Children relate to the octopus in this story as the sea child shows the octopus how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage his anger.
Angry Octopus Color Me Happy, Color Me Calm is a light-hearted, self-help coloring book designed to guide children, parents, educators, and counselors through simple everyday techniques. The Coloring Book is filled with simple strategies to self-soothe, manage anger, improve emotional intelligence, and teach children relaxation techniques. Children are empowered to manage their BIG feelings while coloring 76 illustrations. Each mindful page motivates children to express themselves peacefully without having a tantrum, meltdown, or outburst.
“The first time I read this book to my children, they both engaged in the progressive muscle relaxation without any prompting from me. Several days later, my six-year-old spontaneously talked about how he could manage his anger by doing what the octopus did. A must-have for anyone with children or anyone who works with children and is interested in strategies to teach children relaxation techniques.” — Dr. L. Teegarden, Clinical Psychologist
” I’ve seen a lot of things over the past two decades designed to get kids “talking” about their emotions and frankly, many of them are just not fun. Kids can sniff the “therapeutic-factor” a mile away. As a mom, I wanted something fun for my youngest kids. I was looking for something my boy/girl seven-year-old twins and I could share and this was just the thing. The images are enrolling and frankly, the stories/concepts shared were refreshingly playful. My kids are learning tons while we color and chat. but it doesn’t feel like “medicine” if you know what I mean.” — Suzanne MacDonald Tucker, Physical Therapist and Parent Educator