Don’t Be An Angry Bird: Free Printables

I have been working on some printables to go with our angry bird/ anger management lesson (read more about it here) and thought I would share them with you all! I am SO thankful for all those that have left comments, sent me emails, and pinned this idea. It means so much to me. I just love it when I can share something that inspires and helps others. In a silly way I feel like a teacher again, with the world as my classroom…. cheesy, I know. But that’s just who I am! πŸ˜‰
Clicking on the printable book picture will take you to our site’s wiki, where you can download each of the four pages. This is not designed to be a worksheet for a child to fill out on their own. Read the book with your child, and discuss the questions on each of the page. The goal of this book is to help your child UNDERSTAND their anger and learn some appropriate strategies to DEAL with it.


To download the posters, just click on the picture. For a black and white version, or the download isn’t working, check out our Angry Bird page on our site’s wiki. And make sure you read our original Angry Bird post to learn more about each of the angry birds and their role in helping kids understand and deal with their anger.

I hope these help you deal with your little angry birds at home! Don’t forget to comment and let me know how this is working out for you!
Happy Teaching!


Click HERE to download the Angry Bird PDF pages 

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72 thoughts on “Don’t Be An Angry Bird: Free Printables

  1. e-Expeditions

    Wow, this is such a great idea! Emotional learning and growth is sometimes underrepresented in curriculums, and the way you put it in the context of Angry Birds is really creative. πŸ™‚

    I know you visited my blog from time to time, so I also just wanted to let you know that it’s shifted its focus a bit. I’m now focusing on gathering great, interesting articles and news stories while leaving behind all the negativity, politics, and gossip you see on most news sources. There’s a lot of interesting historical and scientific content, which I hope homeschoolers and educators will find useful.

    If you’d like to take a look, the link is in my name. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the new direction.


      1. Jennifer Allen - 9015957769

        Hi Keri,

        I am a Psychologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We have an event coming up for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and our theme this year is Angry Birds. I was hoping to talk with you and see if you would feel comfortable for us to use these materials with our patients who attend the activity day. Please contact me by email.


  2. Kim

    Thank you again for sharing this!! I have used your first post of angry birds anger management with my social skills group. I posted a reply to your last blog post! πŸ™‚ I have been continuing to use it and I was so excited to see those visuals you made. I had made my own, but yours are way cuter!! I shrank the images and now my students can use them as visual reminders for their cool down strategies! I linked your blog to my post!
    Thanks again!
    Check out my most recent blog post about how I am incorporating this into my classroom.

  3. Anonymous

    This is brilliant! I am in Ottawa, Canada and I would love to use this and pass it on… Don’t worry… you are given full credit. Could I translate it to French – I teach grade 2 French Immersion and I know my kids would understand it and would be able to put it into practice.

    Thank you for your creativity and generosity!

    Nadine Gagnon-Neal
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  4. Anonymous

    This is wonderful!!! I teach in a behavior learning center and I am going to use this with my class:)

    Thanks so much for sharing! It is great!

  5. Anonymous

    This is a very creative tool. Are there any copyright issues to be concerned about when using these materials?

  6. MrsArnold

    This is amazing! I love your book and they way you’ve made the whole process of working through anger and frustration more understandable for kids. Just love it! Thank you for sharing this!

  7. Unknown

    I have only just found my way to your site and have to say this is awesome, my little man is adopted and didn’t have the greatest start to life and sometimes his dark and grims get the better of him. This is something he really associates with and colouring it in and thinking about then writing his responses has mean’t he has taken the messages in more than if we just tell him for the 40,000 time – Thank you..

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  10. j

    My son is a kindergartener and not reacting well to frustration at school. “Don’t be an angry bird” really spoke to him. I am grateful that you were so creative to put this together. We were able to talk about his actions, break it down, and how to calm himself. It worked for him. One day he came home from school and said he picked up the lego he threw and found a bird’s nest. Thank you.

  11. j

    I also wanted to add that we used your printable book and posters with two picture books – Cool Down and Work Through Anger by Cheri Meiners and I Just Don’t like the Sound of No! by Julia Cook. Again, I can’t thank you enough!

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  13. Joy

    I was really looking forward to using the angry birds book for a social skills lesson, but I was not able to download it from the links on your page. Is the link still active? Would you be willing to send it? Thanks for your awesome ideas!

  14. Kimberly

    I just came across this, and I’m really excited to utilize it with my four boys (under 7)! The 2nd “Cool Down Strategies” isn’t clickable. Is there anyway you can send that to me?

    Thanks so much!

  15. Sue

    These are amazing! I’ve used them in so many different settings. I’ve also been able to expand on them in my anger management groups. Since the kids love the angry birds, they are able to relate much better!

    Thank you so much!

  16. Jessica

    Wow! This is great! I love this so much. But nothing happens when I click on the “Cooling Down”, only the “Don’t Be an Angry Bird” one gets bigger. Is there any way you can fix this? Pretty please? πŸ™‚ Thank you so much!

  17. Jessica

    Nevermind! I just saw it on your wiki site. Sorry! But thanks again. I can’t wait to use this.

    1. ktoponce Post author

      Haha well I am glad you were able to find it! But in case you need to access the file again, the image link is now working!!

  18. Shelly Harbuck

    I can’t print out the cool down strategies, and I would really love to! These are awesome and the video is perfect! Please send me the cool down strategies to print.

  19. Amy Barron

    I am a school counselor K-5 and have 2 behavior groups of boys (k-2 & 3-5). They absolutely loved this activity and completely related to it. They begged me to let them color them, even the older boys. This is an awesome activity that I will use over and over! Thanks so much!!

  20. vivienne

    Hi there,
    I like you Angry Bird story and resources. Would you please share the cut outs? I am compiling resources for my counselling kids portfolio.
    Thanks and kind regards,

  21. Wendy

    Thank you so much for this!! I am going to try use your method to help some of the students I am going to provide counseling with.

  22. Becky

    Thank you for sharing all your wonderful resources! This is wonderful and I am going to start using it with my children!

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  24. Kaye Roberts

    Thank you SO MUCH for this! After much searching, I finally found this to use as an object lesson with 2nd, 4th, and 6th graders in our Bible Club tonight. We are talking about conflict resolution and I can adapt this very easily. We always try to use an object lesson or something they can relate to. This is it!!


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