Breathe, Think, Do App by Sesame Street

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Breathe, Think Do iconBreathe, Think, Do app (iPhone/iPad; Android; free) developed by Sesame Street, is geared to children ages 2-5 years using a Breathe, Think, Do strategy to promote problem solving and emotional coping skills. Just one of the tools of the Little Children, Big Challenges Sesame Street Initiative, this app provides tap and touch to help a monster friend take big breaths, think of a plan and try them out.

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Many other tips, guides and activities are available for printing from the Little Children, Big Challenges Sesame Street Initiative web-site.

Thanks to Margaret Rice for her featured post, Free App to Help with Self-Regulation, Deep Breathing and Motor Planning found on Your Therapy Source Blog, on this app along with other resources available for calming .

Have you tried this app with young children? Any other apps you use with young children for self-regulation?

More for your OT mTool Kit.


About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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2 Responses to Breathe, Think, Do App by Sesame Street

  1. Gina Koene says:

    Oh! I can’t wait to hash are this one at home! Great strategy with a fun approach for Macy! Thanks for sharing.

    D.A. Has been struggling more again with his emotions. Have you ever seen an app geared toward our MS kiddos that might benefit him? Sesame Street probably wouldn’t be up his alley! 🙂

    Sent from my iPad

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