Choice is important when children or young people are feeling stressed or anxious. When someone experiences stress or anxiety, there is a feeling of being out of control. Having control over anything regardless of how small it may be, eases some of that anxiety and allows the person opportunities forfeeling calmer.
Below are resources that can be used at various stages.
Literacy Choice Board
Below are instructions that could be used linked to the choice board above. Some children and young people will need a clear definition to ease the anxieties of “doing something the wrong way”. Others will want to use their own interpretation of the choice board activities.