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Preparing for Anger

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Preparing for anger means being aware of strong emotions that can lead to frustration or outbursts. Kids and teens might not realize how important it is to control their anger, often because they don't fully understand what makes them upset and don't prepare for those situations.

The Preparing for Anger worksheet is a useful tool for kids and teens to keep anger at bay when it arises. It lets them figure out what situations make them feel bad and notice the signs that show they're getting angry. They can also make a list of coping skills to help them calm down, like relaxing, doing something else, or moving around.

Preparing for moments of anger helps kids and teens understand their feelings better while also improving their relationships. To cultivate emotional intelligence, they can take a pause, breathe deeply, identify the specific emotion they're experiencing, and choose their words wisely before responding during an argument.

Parents and teachers can also teach a simple technique called "Pause and Smile" to help kids or teens get ready for tough situations. It's a quick break where they take a few deep breaths and smile when they're upset!

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Want more resources like this? Check out our full catalog of anger management worksheets and handouts.


  1. McDonald, L. M., & Cokley, J. (2013). Prepare for anger, look for love: A ready reckoner for crisis scenario planners. PRism, 10(1), 1-11.
  2. Sumiya, S., & Pradhan, D. (2018). Importance of anger management for maintaining positive attitude and self-acceptance. Prahladrai Dalmia Lions College of Commerce & Economics, 48.
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Laura Calkins
Loved this!

Great product to have for my students. I love how colorful it is & not too wordy for my kids who don't enjoy reading.

Thank you so much for your positive review, Laura! We're glad to hear that our Preparing For Anger worksheet was helpful for your students. You're always welcome back to check out our new products that we publish in the future.