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Chill Out Passes

Free | 8 pages (PDF, Word)|Grades: F - 7

Use these Chill Out Passes as a classroom management tool.

Print, cut and laminate these cards. You could either give one to each student in your class or put them in a spot where students know where to go and get them.

Students are required to bring the card to you when they feel they are becoming upset or angry and need a break from the situation.

These cards allow students to take responsibility for their own emotions and actions.

There are five-minute and three-minute cards as well as cards with no indicated time amount. Work with students to choose the best option to suit their needs.

Ensure you speak to the student after their chill out time to discuss the situation and any concerns they may have.

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Can’t wait to share this with my son’s teacher!

Zuleka Queen-Postell · Mar 29th, 2018

I hope your son’s teacher finds this resource really useful, Zuleka. Thank you for your positive feedback!

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Apr 6th, 2018

The ‘Chill Out Pass’ is a fantastic idea. Thank you.

Jill Griffiths · Oct 13th, 2017

Thank you for your lovely feedback Jill. We are happy to hear that you like our ‘Chill Out Pass’ resource.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Oct 17th, 2017

Resource Updates

  • Updated the design of the passes. Added five-minute and three-minute cards as well as cards with no indicated time amount.

    Change by Tom (Teach Starter) Jul 16th, 2020

  • An editable Microsoft Word version has been added.

    Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) Jan 27th, 2020

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