1. Do your best, but DON'T STRESS
2. Relax your body: Take 3 belly breaths, close your eyes and focus on breaths
3. Positive self-talk: “I can do this!” or “It’s ok if I don’t know every answer”
4. Imagination: Imagine that the test is over and you are in a relaxed, calm place
If your child is experiencing test anxiety, please reference our previous Parent Pick-Up Group topic Test Anxiety and School Worries about helping your child deal with these issues.
Have any thoughts, ideas, or questions about how to reduce stress and anxiety and help your child succeed with testing? Please feel free to share them in our comments section!