Zones of Regulation
Are you ready to learn about the Zones of Regulation? The zones help you to manage your feelings. What zone are you in today?
The green zone is the learning zone! In this zone you may feel happy, calm and focused. You might be in the green zone when you are learning at school or having a conversation with your family.
In the yellow zone you have some control over your feelings. You may feel silly, excited, nervous or frustrated. You might feel yellow if you wake up on the wrong side of the bed!
In the blue zone you are not feeling your best. You may be sad, tired or sick. You might feel blue if you wake up with a cold.
In the red zone you feel out of control! You may feel mad, angry or terrified. You might be in the red zone during an argument.
Here are some strategies you can use to get or stay in the green zone:
- Ask for a hug
- Think happy thoughts
- Take deep breaths
- Go and get a drink of water
We hope that you will use the Zones of Regulation to help you control your body and emotions.