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Stress Relief Handout

Here is a handout with great information on stress relief. 

KidsHealth - Stress

How To Make A Mini Ocean Calming Bottle

Items Needed:

8 ounce beverage container

10 sea shells per container

1/4 cup sand

Green and blue food coloring

Silver glitter

Water

Mineral or baby oil

Hot glue gun

Mini Ocean Calming Bottle

 

Directions

Pour sand and shells into clean bottle.

Mix a drop of blue and green food coloring into 6 cups of water, then fill the bottle halfway.

Add a pinch of glitter.

Fill the rest of the bottle with oil, leaving a little air space at the top.

Run a bead of hot glue around the bottle opening and screw the lid on quickly.

 

 

How to Make Stress Your Friend

 

 

 

9 Health Foods to Reduce Stress

  1. Oranges (vitamin C helps reduce stress levels & boosts immune system)
  2. Sweet potatoes
  3. Dried apricots
  4. Almonds, pistachios, and walnuts (boosts your immune system)
  5. Turkey (triggers release of serotonin, a feel good brain chemical)
  6. Spinach
  7. Salmon (keep stress hormones in check)
  8. Avocados (avocados have more potassium than bananas - help lower blood pressure)
  9. Green veggies

 

 

 

How to Make a Stress Ball

How to Make a Stress Ball

 

Materials: two balloons, a funnel, rice (or flour)

 

1. Blow up one of the balloons and let the air out

(this stretches the balloon).

 

2. Attach the end of the balloon to a funnel, and pour in about ½ cup of dry rice. Flour can also be used, but must be packed in the balloon with the eraser end of a pencil.

 

3. Once the balloon is densely filled, tie the balloon.

 

4. Stretch or blow up the second balloon. After air is let out, cut off the very top portion of the neck of the balloon (about ¼ -½ of an inch).

 

5. Stretch the opening and push the tied balloon inside (tied side down).

 

6. Finally, tie off the outside balloon and “squish” a few times in your hand to make sure the ball is secure.


Stress ball may be decorated with markers, stickers, or other art materials. Stress ball can be used to help release any negative feelings, and can be very helpful before a test or performance!

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