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Any recommendations for something to calm a child down who is way too hyper?

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In brief: Structure

All kids are hyper. They all need to explore, and do things, play, run and get in trouble some how.
Depending on the age of the child, keep him occupied, turn the tv off, engage him in different activities where he can run, jump and play. Kids learn when they play. If you have structure, kids know what comes next and they are less fidgety. Set limits and expectations, maybe not so hyper after.

In brief: Structure

All kids are hyper. They all need to explore, and do things, play, run and get in trouble some how.
Depending on the age of the child, keep him occupied, turn the tv off, engage him in different activities where he can run, jump and play. Kids learn when they play. If you have structure, kids know what comes next and they are less fidgety. Set limits and expectations, maybe not so hyper after.
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