Navigating our social world can be confusing. Kids will benefit through play and activities that help them build their emotional acuity and social skills.
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Our autism consultant made this visual schedule -- the pieces are connected and fold over so teachers and students don't loose them. Visual Schedules, Autism Schedule, Morning Routines, Autism Visual Schedule, Autism Ideas, Daily Classroom Schedule, Visual Schedule Autism, Autism Classroom Visuals, Visual Schedule Ideas
Our autism consultant made this visual schedule -- the pieces are connected and fold over so teachers and students don't loose them.
A divorce contract for parents. This is excellent...kids hurt enough during a divorce without parents dumping their baggage on them and using them as pawns. wish my parents had lived by these rules...... Internet Site, Signs, Website'S, Kids And Divorce, Divorce Kids, Children, Divorce And Kids, Divorce Contract, The Roller Coasters
A divorce contract for parents. This is excellent...kids hurt enough during a divorce without parents dumping their baggage on them and using them as pawns. wish my parents had lived by these rules......
Necessary Play: A Divorce Contract Your Child Wants You to Sign
all quotes coloring pages (great quotes doodle page, great to use in the classroom for some motivational decoration or even at work when you need a little encouragement during the day.)
All Quotes Coloring Pages
10/23: "Feelings Guess Who"... This game could benefit from pictures of the children in the classroom making different facial expressions. Behavior Interventions For, Schools Counselor, Social Workers, Psr Gathering, Plays Therapy, Trench Work, Feelings Guess, Interventionsfor Kids, Interventions For Kids
Behavioral Interventions--For Kids!: Feelings Guess Who
St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training: Feeling Faces Puzzles
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.
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Make your own funny face and talk with your kids about different emotions as you change his face over and over again.
Make a Face! - Mr Printables
I LOVE this!! What a great idea! Family V-Day mailboxes - write notes to each other for a week or two before Valentines Day. Great practice for early writers! Kids can discover surprises in their mailboxes and/or have a family V-Day party and open them all together. I'm super excited to do this with the boys! Families Parties, Valentine'S Day, Mail Center, Writing Note, Family Mailbox, Families Activities, Families Mailbox, Mail Boxes, Letters Writing
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Learn How To Make A "Feelings Bottle" Put "Your Feelings" In A Bottle Feeling Bottle (Identify Feelings)
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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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NFR4KuLAzc Child Psychotherapy, Muffin Tins, Children Talk, Psychotherapy Activities, Helpful Children, Feelings Emotional, Plays Therapy, Muffins Tins, Feelings Toss
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: www.youtube.com/...
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.
Play Therapy House / Tree / Water / Sun / Moon / Animal Drawing
Child Therapy Toys - Turn The Page For Play Therapy Activities
Teach Kids to Think About Their Thinking -- Metacognition
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.
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Therapeutic Activities for Children and Teens Coping with Health Issues - Robyn Hart, Judy Rollins - Google Books
Recreation Therapy Ideas: acute psych
Collaging a Self Portrait with Magazine Cuttings and Mixed Media
Adventures Within Relaxation and Guided Imagery CD
Adventures Within Relaxation CD - Kim's Counseling Corner
Batman Following directions game. Free download. for a student who's special interest is superhero's or batman