When kids feel stressed out, they may have trouble remembering things. Exercise and relaxation techniques can help — from jumping jacks to deep breathing. Playing can reduce stress, too. Learn
the difference between good stress and bad stress for kids
If forgetfulness is ongoing, talk to someone about what you’re seeing. Parent-teacher communication is key. It’s important to ask kids what they’re experiencing, too. Have they noticed they’re forgetting things? How does that make them feel? Opening a dialogue can help you understand why it’s happening, and how to help.