I Feel Angry When… The Game That Teaches Kids How to Keep Their Cool
This Board Game That Teaches that when I Feel Angry When . and how to Keep Their Cool Using I-Messages and Anger Control Strategies. Created by Donna L. McGoff, MS
This board game goes beyond when kids get angry, and we often tell them, “Use your words.” That’s great advice as far as it goes. However, it is effective only if children know how to implement feelings into words.
This board game presents a system for expressing anger—an easy to implement verbal method that kids can use whenever emotions start to become present.
As children respond to anger invoking situations illustrated on game cards, players learn how to use I-Messages to discuss their feelings in a nonthreatening and calm way. By formulating statements in a specific way, children will discover that they can communicate anger without accusing others. They also learn 12 anger control strategies that help them regain their composure in the moment anger starts to appear. This board game presents simple and straightforward methods that allows children to control anger. For ages 2 to 6 players.