50 Coping Skills for kids
Healthy Coping Strategies for Kids
Listen to calming music. Take some deep breaths (deep breathing). Think of a calm, happy place (guided imagery). Tense and relax your muscles (progressive muscle relaxation).
When kids get upset, point out that they already have ways to calm down. That might be reading comic books or listening to music. Suggest they take a break to do one of those things. Over time, kids may turn to these strategies on their own.
Coping Skills for Kids Checklist. A fun school counseling worksheet to help young people build coping tools.