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Mental Health Applications for Children

These programs have been reviewed and endorsed by Miami University graduate students in school psychology.

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is an application created for a younger audience of 3+ years old. This research-based app allows children to help the Sesame Street monster with his problems. The monster is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. This playful app teaches children to clam down and problem solve through different avenues. They will learn techniques like deep breathing, planning and asking for help while enjoying their silly monster friend. The app is free, available for Android and Apple devices, and rated E for everyone! Download the app.

Penguin SmilingPositive Penguins

Positive Penguins is an application that was created to help children learn to deal with and respond to a variety of emotions. Children ages 5-12, parents and teachers can use Positive Penguins. In the app, children create penguin avatars that represent them and their emotions for that day. The app leads them through prompts and games created to get to the cause of their feelings and how to correct certain emotions. The app is $1.99 and can be used on Android and Apple devices. Download the app.

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