31 Conversation Starters to Have With Kids
Looking for thoughtful conversation starters for kids? Learn about your family through 31 question prompts and simple topics, perfect for mealtime dinners.
HIIT for Kids - Improve Emotional Regulation In Just 7 Minutes Per Day
This 7 minute animal themed HIIT workout for kids improves emotional regulation and reduces meltdowns. Loved by OTs, teachers, and parents alike!
12 Basic Social Skills Kids Need
Basic social skills kids and teens need, along with several activities for how to teach them! Use these free ideas to help students improve skills for listening, taking turns, working with others, understanding personal space, being a good sport, and more. Also includes a link to additional social skills lessons for elementary, middle, and high school age learners. #socialskills #pathway2success
Hold a sense of inner peace with you wherever you go!
Carry a positive memory in the palm of your hand to help you feel safe and calm wherever you are! I have seen this intervention done before and I have always found it powerful to use with children …
Teach Friendship Anti-Bullying Kindness and Respect to Children with Fully Laminated, Durable Material Rolled and Sealed in Plastic Poster Sleeve for Protection. 17x22
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Social Skills Visual Posters - Distance Learning
Use these social skills visual posters to teach, discuss, and practice social skills in the classroom! They include 9 unique posters with a total of over 80 social skills. Each poster highlights a different area of social skills, including basic skills, empathy and perspective-taking, academic skill...
Self-Regulation Coping Strategies Journal + Distance Learning Digital Version
This self-regulation journal helps students use self-regulation to manage their emotions. This resource would be a great complement to lessons about the Zones of Regulation by Leah Kuypers. Students will learn which feelings and actions are associated with each color and will learn self-regulation strategies on how to regulate their emotions. #brightfuturescounseling #elementaryschoolcounseling #elementaryschoolcounselor #schoolcounseling #schoolcounselor #selfregulation #zonesofregulation
The Kindness Club Challenge
The Kindness Club Challenge. Simple way to focus on ways to be kind. This can be used at home or in the classroom to teach kindness and positive behavior to young kids.
Consequences That Teach Better Behavior (Instead of Punish)
This post is full of my ideas for effective consequences that actually teach BETTER BEHAVIOR than simply punish a child for a discipline problem!
5 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children
The practice of mindfulness has become a big trend but it can be confusing when it comes to defining it, especially as a parent. Mindfulness is a practice where you use the five senses to engage physically and non-judgmentally with the world around you. When you do a task with mindful awareness, you do it with 100% of your energy and attention. Practicing mindfulness is incredibly empowering for children. It can help them better manage stress and anxiety when it does occur. It helps with…
100 Positive Mindset Mantras and Quotes for Kids
My students are making kindness bookmarks now when they have free time. These are some positive mindset affirmations and mantras that I wrote or collected. Great for kids! Great for art projects or…
5 Anchor Charts to Support Reading Discussions
Anchor charts don't have to be complicated. As a matter of fact, they shouldn't be... especially for primary children. I once read that...
Executive Functioning Explained and 20 Strategies for Success
Our guest blogger today is Dr. Erica Warren, and she's here to explain more about executive functioning and how to implement strategies to assist your students with executive functioning impairments. Many students are now being diagnosed with executive functioning problems, and schools are scrambling to meet the needs of this population of learners. Because many teachers and administrators don’t understand the difficulties associated with this
How to Help Kids Learn Impulse Control - The OT Toolbox
A blog about Occupational Therapy ideas, crafts, handwriting and cursive writing activities, visual perceptual skills, sensory processing.