Great 1st week of school activity! Take the time to get to know your kids and try this "Inside My Head" activity by Milk and Cookies
Toss 'n Talk ball. Social skills practice.
How stress affects our body activity
50 Activities and Games Dealing With Anger - Great resources for kids and teens struggling anger management.
Stacking Cups - Working Cooperatively as a team - On a table have several cups to stack. To stack the cups on top of each other, students will work together to pick the cups up with a rubberband grabber. To make the rubberband grabber, tie pieces of string to a rubber band, spacing them as evenly apart as possible (it should look like a sunshine with sun rays going out in all directions). Each person should hold onto one of the strings that are attached to the rubber band and the ...
More uses for Jenga: Attachment, impulse control, social skills, and feelings Idea: use address labels to put questions on Jenga... it looks like that may work! :)
Beach ball games.
Coping Skills for Aspergers Teens: 40 Tips for Parents
Blog with lots of helpful resources for counseling children and teens
This seems like a really therapeutic idea ~~~"I was really unhappy as a teen and last year, at age 26, I sat down and wrote to my younger self. I told her the things I know now and what to do to try and survive this crazy roller coaster we call life. Full of hope and courage, it's the best toolkit I can share to those younger than me. Overcoming depression, self-harm, eating disorders, and hopelessness overall IS POSSIBLE and closer than you think. ♥"
Pocket Ungame - Kids Version: Toys & Games and 50 ways to use it here http://rheazakich.com/50ways.shtml
Printable of a figure with an empty face. Have child draw what they are currently feeling.
The Corner On Character: Character Cards
Great for kids (I've also done this with poster board and pictures for younger kids).
Post-it Note Counseling Technique
Using Jenga as a Play Therapy Tool
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