Our Buddy Bags give children the strategies and confidence to be able to manage their stress and anxiety on their own.

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We have in essence created a toolbox of tools that they can pull out when they need them. To give them the strategies and confidence to be able to manage their stress and anxiety on their own

Each Buddy Bag Comes with a range of items carefully chosen to allow the child to focus, calm down and channel negative energy elsewhere when they are feeling frustrated or  angry.

Each Buddy Bag you can choose which of our Little Tins to add, from a choice of positive affirmations, calm cards and Take 5 for younger children to Anti Anxiety tips and self esteem tips for older children & teens.

 

Each bag comes with items to help a child to reduce stress & anxiety,

The Base kit contains 1 of each of the following items

  • Finger fidget toy

  • Note book

  • Spinning top

  • Colouring pencils

  • Squeezy toy

  • Slinky toy

  • Bendy Pencil

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Add one of our Little Tins of 

  • Little Tin of 'Take Five'

  • Little Tin of 'Self Esteem'

  • Little Tin of 'Calm Cards'

  • Little Tin of ' Positive affirmations'

  • Little Tin of 'Anti Anxiety tips'

Select your bag to complete your Buddy Bag 

  • Purple

  • Natural

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Before introducing your child to the Buddy Bag and its contents, sit down with them and discuss what signs show them that they are anxious, empower them by telling them that you believe in them & think that they can learn strategies from the tool kit to help them cope with their own stress. 

Introduce the kit to them, explain its contents and how each item may be used when they start to feel anxious.

Let them know that there may be times when they try one item in the kit and it doesn’t seem to help them, but that there are lot of other things they can try.

All of the items and ideas in the kit should be practiced with an adult a number of times before the child should try them on their own. Until a child feels confident about their ability to reduce their anxiety themselves, offer help and assistance if they need it.

Offer encouragement and praise, but avoid the temptation to suggest which tool they should use unless you see their anxiety increasing and it is obvious that they need assistance.

All Our Little Tin of  are also available as a stand alone purchase.