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Nikki screaming into screambox
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She made this one in five minutes

When I present to children, teens or adults, I always bring along a Scream Box. This is a wonderful item that is easy to make and can be used whenever one feels the "need to scream".  This box helps to muffle the scream and children, teens and adults have a lot of fun screaming into this box. Teachers, counselors, social workers, business owners and children and teenagers often ask me how to make one. Here is a step by step recipe to make your own scream box. Below is my daughter, Nikki making one to show you how easy it is.

Scream Box Materials
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Box, Paper Towel Tube, Newspaper, Colorful paper, Tape, Kleenex
First Nikki and the dog stuff box with newspaper.
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Then she will place a hole in the box top
After wrapping the tube in colored paper she will
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place the tube through the box top and tape it.

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Fill a box with newspaper and then place a hole on one of the top flaps, that will be big enough for a paper towel tube to fit through. Next tape up the box with the tube half way out of the box. Fill the tube with tissues about half way up the tube only. Wrap the box and tube in colorful paper or wrapping paper. Finish it up by decorating it or writing words on your scream box. Now you are really to "let it out"!  Remember, sometimes you just have to scream. I recommend a Scream Box for each member in your family,each person at your work,in your classroom, including the teacher,  and driver on the road to have one with them at all times. It really helps. Anger is all part of the grief.

Nikki is now shoving tissues in the tube
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She will then decorate the box
Scream box is stuffed, taped and wrapped
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Write on it, color it and you are all set.

When you can't scream, others things help too. Here is a list I have gathered from others that helps them: journaling, writing letters not to send, exercising, being in nature, breathing deeply and slowly, changing your thoughts, napping, taking a shower, pounding a pillow, going for a walk, painting, drawing, pounding clay, talking to a trusted friend, figuring out what triggered your anger, walking away, praying, cooking, and crying.
There are many things to do when one is angry. Anger is fine, it is what we do with it that sometimes gets us into trouble. Find healthy ways to vent your anger.

Let it out!
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Good Luck to you!

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