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The Angry Monkey

an anger management story

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Ages: 4 - 10

Devices: Mobile, Tablet, or Desktop

Topics: Anxiety, Worry


Follow The Angry Monkey as he learns about anger triggers, warning signs, and coping skills. The Angry Monkey includes 15 pages of bright and colorful illustrations to keep children engaged as they learn about anger.

Suggested Uses

Comparison: Teach children about anger by comparing their own triggers and anger symptoms to those of The Angry Monkey. Is The Angry Monkey relatable? Is Monkey different in any way? Other than being a monkey, that is.

Coping Skill Practice: During the course of the story, The Angry Monkey learns several techniques to control anger. Pause whenever Monkey learns a skill and try it out.

Relaxation Skills Worksheet: Print the accompanying Relaxation Skills worksheet to help children remember the lessons learned from The Angry Monkey.

Coloring Page The printable coloring page can be used just for fun, or as a therapeutic activity. We suggest asking children to color the parts of Monkey's body where they feel anger. For example, they might color the fists red to show that they their fists when frustrated.

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