It’s important to teach, practice, and choose coping strategies that work for each individual child. Using a Coping Strategies Fortune Teller can help with all their different feelings in a fun, interactive, and hands-on way.
This self respect lesson includes activities and printables. It can be used by teachers or guidance counselors in whole group or small group settings. I use it for a girls' group. It works well with character education programs. Includes 22 page interact
Great chart for developing self-esteem in the classroom. A damaged self-esteem can wreck your career and harm your relationships. You can turn your life around by working on your self-esteem, and this guide will give you all the resources you need.
Listening - Even though this says "listening game for adults", I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!
Group art project: Each student designs his/her own piece of the puzzle. This would also be cool to do with the girls, each year on their birthday design a different piece and they get the puzzle for graduation
Worry Box: great coping strategy for anxious kids. This is a great way for children to physically drop their worries in the box and walk away. Actually doing the act of leaving your worry behind will help get rid of the worry for good.