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Navigating our social world can be confusing. Kids will benefit through play and activities that help them build their emotional acuity and social skills.

My Many Colored Feelings ⋆ Mosswood Connections

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 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

Feelings Guess Who

Behavioral Interventions--For Kids!: Feelings Guess Who

St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training: Feeling Faces Puzzles

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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put yourself in their shoes game - family home evening kit

How To Make A Family Home Evening Kit | Live Craft Eat

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

Family mailboxes: write notes to each other.

Family Mail Center

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

Learn How To Make A

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...

St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training

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

Turn The Page For Play Therapy Activities

Child Therapy Toys - Turn The Page For Play Therapy Activities

Teach Kids to Think About Their Thinking — Metacognition - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins

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.

One Less Headache: My Favorite Pinterest Finds!

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

Setting personal boundaries worksheet from rectherapyideas.b...

Recreation Therapy Ideas: acute psych

self portrait with magazine cutting words and mixed media

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

DIY Portable Cardboard Dollhouse

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

Speech Room News: Super Hero Speech

Toss away anxieties

St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training

self esteem - activity guide for girls

Self-Esteem Guide for Youth Leaders of Girls Ages 10-14