The feelings scribble. Goal(s): This activity can be amazingly useful for kids (ages 11 and up). This activity can help children who are resistant to talking about their feelings to identify and express themselves.
Self-Esteem Talk. This activity will help encourage the child to discover what it means to have a healthy self-esteem and what an unhealthy self-esteem can lead to. The therapist can build trust with the client by learning together how a healthy self-esteem can be achieved.
It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead
Cope-cake activity- part of a coping skills activity packet. Make a small cupcake or a large cupcake. Helps children identify their social supports and coping skills (including positive self-talk) through a fun game. Use smelly markers to color your cupcake and your mouth will water...