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Grief Activities

Tree of Hope Activity - wonderful website full of grief activities and experientials

  • Allegra Leonard

    there are so many amazing activities at this website that are expressive and tailored towards processing grief... I love it!

Printable healing heart activity for children. Great for attachment, adjustment, grief and loss, and child to tap into some inner peace. #socialwork #playtherapy #mindfulness

great grief activity for kids - for Thanksgiving or any time!

"Art" activity (no skill required!) to see the range of emotions that come with #grief and how they evolve over time. Great for kids and adults.

Grief Activity Books for Kids 3-9 - What's Your Grief

4 square grief counseling activity

Grief Survival Kit and other grief activities modified from Pinterest ideas. GREAT!

Story Lantern - Glue paintings and/or short stories your kids write to a jar and put a candle inside to light it up

100 Art Therapy Exercises - The Updated and Improved List - The Art of Healing Psyche and Soul

This idea is so versatile that it won't have to be specific to grief. I'll consider using it in groups.

Grief Expression Play Dough Activity (Personifying “Death”) • Goals: Increase self-expression, processing and exposure • This activity is appropriate for clients who internalize their emotions and...

Memory Wheels - First Day, Last Day, and Any Day in Between! Memory wheels are great for an end of year activity.

Great holiday grief activity for kids, teens and adults!

"Draw It Out" therapeutic activity book for grieving children from Art with Heart artwithheart.org

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@ elementaryschoolc...

This is a great activity to use in a group setting that allows the group members to focus on emotions.  The activity can be modified to fit the specific needs of the group.  The activity can also b...

COPE INTO HOPE: Grief Counseling Sessions Guide with Activities gives you a clear plan on how to help your student through the grief process. With 4 sessions of gentle, soothing activities, your student will learn strategies for understanding the life-changing event they are experiencing and for moving forward with hope. Read more at bilinguallearner....

Bandaids therapy: different sized bandaids to gauge size of sadness/problems and getting in touch with feelings and how to deal with them

  • Rose Piechota

    I love your idea of using bandaids and not just tape on a broken heart. Inspired!

Activities to teach the 5 stages of Grief to youth. Livestrong.com

Things Left Unsaid - grief processing activity from rectherapyideas.b...

Books to Help Children Deal with Loss and Grief « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

4 Square Feelings - Could adapt to use for large group guidance lesson on feelings, as well as a grief group activity.

The Stylish School Counselor: Simple Grief Activity

When Families Grieve - Find links to activities that help children deal with grief, and get additional advice and support—from PBS KIDS, PBS Parents, and beyond.