Frog's Breathtaking Speech How Children (and Frogs) Can Use Yoga Breathing to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension
Written by Michael Chissick
Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
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Frog's Breathtaking Speech How Children (and Frogs) Can Use Yoga Breathing to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension by Michael ChissickFrog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at his school assembly. The speech is about breathing and he doesn't know a thing about it! He asks his friends for help and they teach him all about the lion breath, the crocodile breath, the humming bee breath and the woodchopper breath. Can any of these breathing techniques calm his nerves before the big speech? This charming illustrated picture book teaches children four yoga breathing techniques in a fun and interactive way. The story successfully increases children's awareness of their breath and shows how breathing can be used to deal with anger, anxiety and tension. Suitable for children aged 4-11. This book will be a great resource for teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and special needs schools, children's yoga instructors, as well as parents looking for an engaging story to teach their children about coping with difficult emotions and stressful situations.
's feeling connected to their emotions e.g anxiety and feeling scared. Frog's ultimate success in giving his speech ends the story on a positive note, which will inspire children to learn about breathing techniques and how to use them. -- Youth in Mind The story - a frog who is trying to overcome his anxieties about giving a speech in front of a large audience - is a highly engaging one, told with impeccable pacing by Michael Chissick and very suitably illustrated by Sarah Peacock. Pitching the tone of this type of book is always tricky, but here I think author, illustrators and publisher have pulled it off really well. -- ACHUKA Book Blog Frog has a problem. Tomorrow he is to give a speech in front of the school. The speech is about breathing, and he doesn't really know anything about breathing... The methods used all come from yoga techniques, and the book is intended for use in schools to help children deal with fears and anger, anxiety and tension. There are notes at the beginning and end to help teachers (and parents) get the most from the story and the techniques. The illustrations are full of fun and expression, and the repetition in the text is something even the youngest child will enjoy. Healthy Books blog Frog's Breathtaking Speech is a gorgeous book for children - and teachers, and parents - to help them cope with tension and stress. Vegan Books for Children'
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