Coping strategies are the skills and activities we use to manage tough emotions. They are critical in helping kids and teens manage stress and persevere through challenges.
Lessons and activities to explicitly teach coping skills to kids and teens. Lessons teach a variety of strategies from listening to music to using a calm down jar.
Interactive coping strategies wheel to teach about coping skills. Not only is this activity a lesson, but it becomes a tool that kids can use later on to help them choose coping skills.
Interactive coping strategies board game that provides practice with coping skills and managing emotions. Kids will discuss and practice coping skills as they make their way through the game.
A set of unique posters with over 80 coping skills for kids and teens to use. Post the visuals as a reminder or have kids and teens create their own.
A unique set with over 300 pages of coping strategies materials for kids and young adults. Resources include cards, notebooks, crafts, and more.
Hands-on paper fortune teller to practice and discuss coping strategies. Materials include a printable list of coping skills and fortune teller materials for kids to make on their own.
A hands-on set of coping strategies task boxes for social emotional learning. Activities include understanding coping strategies, matching coping strategies, using positive self-talk, and more.
Teach that coping strategies are a “toolbox” with this fun craftivity for kids. Students will put together their own coping strategies toolbox they can use again and again.
Have learners create a coping strategies notebook to practice a variety of coping skills, from listening to music to practicing yoga. Once completed, kids can refer to their notebook to help them calm down, as needed.
A fun summer-themed activity to teach the importance of coping strategies for managing stress and tough emotions. Kids will create their own “cool coping strategies” with coping skills unique for them.
Teach learners that coping strategies are a “shield” with this lesson and activity. Students will create their own individualized shields filled with strategies they choose.
A set of 40 coping strategies cards to help learners practice and use, as needed. You can keep a set in the calm down area or give students their own individualized sets.