Tree of Hope Activity - wonderful website full of grief activities and experientials
Story Lanterns - good grief activity. They can add the story to one side of the lantern and then a picture to the other side and light it whenever they're missing the person.
Activities for kids dealing with grief via dougycenter.org. Also check out the page "talking to your children about tragedies"
Feelings Jenga: Draw a block and describe a time youve experienced this emotion. This would be great for our grief camp! Also cited w/more info@ http://elementaryschoolcounselingresources.blogspot.com/2013/01/feelings-jenga-this-is-activity-i-use.html Draw, School Counseling Activities, Grief Camps, School Counselor, Emot, Social Skills, Experienc, Counseling Feelings, Jenga
Feelings Jenga: Draw a block and describe a time youve experienced this emotion. This would be great for our grief camp! Also cited w/more info@ elementaryschoolc...
Revitalize Counseling Services: Loss and Grief - Activities to Help You Grieve
[ Love Box - " a callaboration in mixed media " / Children's Art Therapy Calendar ] ----- brilliant! This gives me many, many ideas! Thanks Kids! =] Art Therapy For Children, Art Therapy Box, Art Therapy Ideas For Kids, Art Activities For Children, Art Therapy Children, Art Therapy Crafts, Art Therapie, Art Therapy For Kids, Childrens Arts And Crafts
[ Love Box - " a callaboration in mixed media " / Children's Art Therapy Calendar ] ----- brilliant! This gives me many, many ideas
Death is never an easy subject to discuss with kids. When a grandparent dies, the process can be particularly difficult because you're dealing with both your child's grief and your own. While there's no way to predict how your toddler will react to the loss of her grandparent, the right words and behaviors can make it easier for her to process what's happened. Color, Homemad Edibl, Learning Shapes, Edibl Paint, Children, Paint Recipes, Grandparents, Toddlers, Kid
Death is never an easy subject to discuss with kids. When a grandparent dies, the process can be particularly difficult because you're dealing with both your child's grief and your own. While there's no way to predict how your toddler will react to the loss of her grandparent, the right words and behaviors can make it easier for her to process what's happened.
School Counselor Blog: Blouse Box + Creativity = Memory Box I make memory boxes as an activity during my grief and loss groups. Memory boxes allow students a special place to keep mementos of their loved one. I also use the memory boxes as a place for students to store items we create during our group. At the end of the group students take their memory boxes home with them.
This free product, the Stages of Grief Activity (from Grief Counseling Sessions Guide), lets your student explore the grief process and identify th...
4 Square Emotions an activity to help release disappointment, grief, loss...
Printable healing heart activity for children. Great for attachment, adjustment, grief and loss, and child to tap into some inner peace. #socialwork #playtherapy #mindfulness Grief And Loss Activities, Heal Heart, Social Work, Grief Counseling Activities, Heart Activ, Inner Peace, Grief Therapy, Grief Activities, School Counsel
Elmo's cousin Jessie shows Elmo her memory box, a place she keeps things that remind her of her dad. Making a memory box like Jessie's is a great activity for children coping with the death of someone special. #childlife #grief
This idea is so versatile that it won't have to be specific to grief. I'll consider using it in groups.
Grief is Like a Snowflake Activity and Idea Book by Julia Cook. $9.95. Author: Julia Cook. Publication: September 15, 2011. Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues; Sup Tch edition (September 15, 2011)
Grief Expression Play Dough Activity (Personifying “Death”)
Balloon release activity (good closure activity for grief and loss group) We also have writing prompts to help students express themselves during a time of grief. http://www.writestepswriting.com/BLOG/tabid/241/EntryId/19/Act-of-Kindness-Campaign-Writing-Prompts-to-Help-Students-Deal-with-Tragedy.aspx Song, Anniversary, Memori, Loss Group, School Counselor, Writing Prompts, Balloons, Counselor Blog, Balloon Releas
School Counselor Blog: grief/loss
Why Did You Die?: Activities to Help Children Cope with Grief and Loss by Ellen Goldring LPC. $12.37. Reading level: Ages 6 and up. Publication: April 1, 2008. Publisher: Instant Help; Workbook edition (April 1, 2008)
Balloon anger activity - Also used this activity with grief for a girl who lost her grandfather. He had been in the military so she wrote a note to him, placed it in a helium balloon. Had the balloon filled and sent it into the heavens with a little ceremony. I did not believe it had that much of an impact; however, mother reported that the child talked about it for weeks afterwards.