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My Piggyback Idea: Getting-to-Know-You Activity... Write one question on each color of the beach ball (use a bigger beach ball). Children answer the question that their right hand lands on. If they land on the question again, the group has to remember what his/her answer was to that question... encourages active listening. You could play this in small groups of 4-8 or as a whole class during the first week of school.

put yourself in their shoes game - family home evening kit

Learn How To Make A "Feelings Bottle" Put "Your Feelings" In A Bottle Feeling Bottle (Identify Feelings)

FAVORITE PSYCHOTHERAPY TECHNIQUE: Muffin Tin Feelings Toss by Pam Dyson: I like this technique because it’s engaging and active and it’s a great way to help children talk about various emotional states. Watch the technique come alive on Pam Dyson’s YouTube channel:

Activity to Toss Away Anxieties or other Strong Emotions Can be used with older kids too if done with a bit of humor...

House / Tree / Water / Sun / Moon / & Animal Drawing. his activity is similar to House/Tree/Person but goes to a deeper level of self awareness due to adding the sun, water, and animal. This is a fantastic way to use art in play therapy.

Turn The Page For Play Therapy Activities

This conversation Jenga game is another great way of adapting an existing game into something more specific for your classroom. Write a question that students must answer every time they pull a piece. You could even have your students write their own questions as well.

Therapeutic Activities for Children and Teens Coping with Health Issues - Robyn Hart, Judy Rollins - Google Books

Adventures Within Relaxation and Guided Imagery CD

Batman Following directions game. Free download. for a student who's special interest is superhero's or batman

Art Therapy for Children of Divorce | Art Therapy | Video | Veria Living

50 Activities and Games Dealing With Anger