Child Life Council
Children's Mental Health
Coping Strategies Wheel | SEL Self-Regulation Skills Activity
Make a coping strategies wheel with skills to help manage emotions. Kids make their own individualized wheels for activities like positive thinking, breathing, listening to music, yoga, and more. Great activity for counseling or small groups.
Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
How to make a calm down jar: 17 DIY calm down jar recipes we love
A calm down jar offers a fabulous way for kids (and for adults!) with special needs like autism, sensory processing disorder, OCD, and anxiety to learn the art of self-regulation. We’re teaching you what calm down jars are, and how and why they work, and we've got 17 cheap DIY calm down jar recipes. We’ve even included some glitter-free calm down jars to inspire you to be creative! #autism #specialneeds #specialneedsparenting #sensory #sensoryactivities #SPD #sensoryprocessingdisorder
6 Ways Parents Unknowingly Stifle Their Child's Social and Emotional Growth
6 Ways Parents Unknowingly Stifle Their Child’s Social and Emotional Growth. With the best of intentions, many parents rob their child of life's opportunities to teach resilience, emotional intelligence and healthy coping strategies for life's challenges. #positiveparenting #parenting #mindfulparenting #emotionallyhealthykids