Activities, coloring pages, writing pages, and choice cards to help students to deal with anger and learn to calm down with anger management strategies.
Table of Contents
1. My Anger Temperature
2. Calm Down Choice Cards
3. Counting and Breathing Activities
4. Steps To Calming Down Mini Book
Use this workbook to teach skills and coping strategies for students dealing with anger management and frustration needs. Contents include a variety of worksheets, writing activities, graphic organizers, and printables aimed to help kids overcome their struggles with anger. These are the students wh
These calming strategy cards were created to help children manage their own anger. Simply look through the cards with your child, asking them to choose the strategies they’d like to try. Hole punch the corners and put them together on a ring, or put the cards up on a board where your child can see t
Anger management is a vital skill for our students. Many kids are overpowered by intense emotions and need to be taught how to respond when they are frustrated.
I've had a lot of success teaching my students anger management strategies through games and activities based off of picture books.
Executive functioning skills play a vital role in every student's life. We can work on each skill separately to hone in on areas that each student needs. Emotional control is one skill that many students need assistance with throughout their life.
"Soda Pop Head" by Julia Cook is a fantastic read
This versatile download contains several diverse and unique hand-drawn images of 28 coping skills, plus 2 angry & 2 sad kids cover pages, & 4 blank cards! Included are 2 sizes of cards, small and large, each in color and BW giving you 144 cards total! This download can be used in many ways
Kids love games and adults love learning games. This game will entertain children while they learn different ways to help themselves calm down when angered. This is excellent to use in a small group counseling lesson or as an individual lesson. Parents may also enjoy playing this game with their chi
This assignment uses basic scenarios of issues that can result in some sort of conflict. This will help students to think about ways to resolve issues before they happen or diffuse anger before it gets out of control.
The kids I work with love this game. It is a fun way to help kids to learn about, talk about and explore their emotions and coping skills. It is a cross between the card game war and rock, paper, scissors. It is easy to play and fun for all ages. You can play it in a group or one on one.
You have been asking for it... and it is finally here! The kids I work with love these BOOM games. It is a fun way to help kids to explore, learn, talk about their emotions and coping skills. It is a cross between the card game war and rock, paper, scissors. It is easy to play and fun for all
Blank template of video game-inspired controller to use for activities such as ways to control anger, ways to handle conflict, ways to handle test anxiety, etc. You can be as creative as you wish.
*The controller is completely made up and any similarities to an actual game controller is coincidenta
Drug Prevention Lesson plan with activity plus a video link to demonstrate relaxation breathing is a great way to help kids understand the importance of handling stress in a positive manner. This can be utilized for guidance lessons as well as small group activities. Students with anger management
Help kids learn how to manage their anger in fun and engaging ways. As a play therapist with 20 years of experience working with kids, this resource is a combination of my favorite activities to use when teaching kids how to identify and manage their angry feelings in healthy ways. It includes g
Often kids overreact to seemingly little things. Emotional regulation skills often need to be purposefully taught to many kids. This simple strategy just puts everything in to perspective for a kid. I really emphasize the size of the reactions and practice, practice, practice. This includes mode
This PowerPoint presentation is a great way to teach relaxation breathing and anger management to your elementary kids.
Using this presentation for your guidance lesson, you can easily help students to improve their social skills, improve their success in school, and help them to improve interper
This motivating game allows students to learn and apply anger management strategies. It is best to play the Cool It! game after instructing students on the healthful ways to express their anger; a mini-lesson on this topic is included with this game package. Cool It! can be played in individual, gro
This anger management bundle helps children learn to identify feelings of anger and learn ways to express their angry feelings appropriately. In this easy to use workbook, children learn that it is normal to feel angry-so long as they do not hurt others around them by becoming verbally and physicall
This Middle School Transition Kit helps prepare students for the difficult transition to middle school. It teaches about changing classes, study strategies, locker, working with different teachers, and more. It can be used with students the year before they transition, or for students just beginning
Use these lessons to teach critical social skills to older learners. Units teach about basic interactions, managing emotions, conversations, empathy, and perspective-taking. Just some of the lessons target being respectful, following directions, accepting criticism, working with others, understandin
Use these lessons to teach critical social skills of managing emotions older kids, including understanding your emotions, using self-control, dealing with anger, dealing with disappointments, expressing yourself, how actions impact others, and more. This resource includes 10 core lessons, each with
This kit focuses on preparing students for the difficult transition to high school. Topics include choosing electives, taking notes, studying, study halls, getting involved, and more. It can be used with students the year before they transition, or for students just beginning high school.
This bundle includes all four of my Feelings packets as well as the "How do they Feel?" printable booklet. Please see the preview for images of each product :
”When I Feel Angry”
This packet is designed to help young children learn to identify and manage their angry feelings. The packet includ
Use art techniques to teach social emotional skills with kids and young adults. Activities focus on building confidence, self-awareness, relationship skills, managing emotions, social skills, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. Use these 36 lessons to teach critical SEL lessons in a fun and h
Teach coping strategies to kids and young adults with these lessons and activities. These hands-on and interactive lessons teach what coping strategies are, why we use them, and provide explicit practice with many skills such as positive self-talk, listening to music, exercising, coloring, mindfulne
Classroom Management Strategies for (anxious, angry, joyful, hyperactive) kids!
ADD, anxiety, anger, distractibility, hyperactivity...oh my!
After teaching for 14 years, I have had my share of students who have ADD, anxiety, hyperactivity, sensory and/or social needs. I strongly believe that teach
Use these group lessons to teach skills to empower kids and young adults. They help to build confidence, set measurable goals, manage emotions and attitude, strengthen relationships, develop positive study skills, and empower ourselves and others to make positive choices.
IMPORTANT NOTE: These les
Help your students learn about positive coping skills with these Easter themed coping skills activities! The 2 activities are no prep, and are sure to keep your students engaged! Students will practice differentiating between positive and negative coping skills, and will also identify positive copin
Do you students know when they are angry? This resource includes a cut and paste activity, discussion points, and three follow up activity ideas to help students learn to recognize their anger warning signs. Students will choose from listed warning signs, or write in their own, and then cut and past
What’s Bugging You?
Teach younger kids how to handle their frustration by being a bug catcher! Lesson helps students to identify what bugs them and then uses the analogy of catching a bug to teach them to: pay attention to what bugs them, be ready to handle their feelings, and choose a coping strat
The Youth Development Curriculum for primary students is a 46 lesson resource that is unique and engaging for all grade levels. Though it was specifically designed for primary students these lessons have been used to promote leadership and overall understanding of youth across all grade levels, even
This guide teaches students with ADHD about their disability. Contents include worksheets, reading, and graphic organizers to help student learn their disability, develop strategies, and set goals.
Topics addressed include: learning about your disability, ADHD self assessment, understanding what A
This 10 page Occupational Therapy Resource package explores Deep Pressure and Heavy Work Activities.
Heavy work activities (i.e.: proprioceptive input) can be used for individuals with sensory processing difficulties to help increase attention and modulate arousal. The premise behind these activit
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Looking for an engaging way to teach social skills? These 4 social skills activities are sure to get kids interested in learning about feelings, conversation skills, anger management and coping skills. All activities are spring themed and will be the perfect addition to your social skills lessons.
Looking for an engaging way to teach social skills? These 4 social skills activities are sure to get kids interested in learning about empathy, anger management, apologizing and friendship! All activities are summer themed and will be the perfect addition to your social skills lessons.
Is anyone else excited about this movie?!
I have used this book in therapy for a while, but with the upcoming movie kids are just as excited to read it as I am! It is perfect for social groups!
The content of the story naturally lends itself to discussions about good choices/poor choices, conseque
Use this activity to help kids learn strategies for managing their emotions. Kids and young adults will identify emotions and coping strategies to help them manage those emotions. Then, they will put together a wheel craft that helps them identify their emotions and strategies on the spot. This craf
This is a PowerPoint lesson on emotions/feelings and how to manage them in and out of the classroom. It's designed to help kids name different emotions, visualize them and helps them identify and practice different calming strategies. This lesson also includes ways to practice Mindfulness for kids;
This Being Responsible with Our Emotions Bundle provides the tools you need to introduce and teach 15 basic emotions to your class. This pack will also help you easily implement ways for students to appropriately handle strong emotions so they can get back to work quickly. This special pack featur
Looking for a fun activity for play therapy? Use this activity to let students build their own Play-doh monster while you counsel them. I initially started using this for my Kindergarten students when they struggled with separation anxiety. It was a great way to settle them down from crying so they
Use this completely digital workbook to teach skills and strategies for managing anxiety and worrying. Materials focus on understanding anxiety, positive self-talk, perspective-taking skills, triggers for anxiety, distorted thinking patterns, coping with uncertainty, relaxation strategies, and more.
This is an independent activity for elementary students who can read and write. This worksheet is a great resource for those students who may get stuck in their anger and frustration or have trouble expressing themselves using appropriate language. Use this (after initial instruction) to give a stud
Children will love these 14 colorfully illustrated and fun poems for PreS, PreK, and K! Kid-proven originals by award-winning and best-selling author, poet, and teacher Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz, these themed poems are perfect for your language modeling in theme after theme across the curriculum, and
Looking for a fun self-esteem activity? Use this cupcake activity to build student's self-esteem. Let them cut out the pieces of the cupcake,build and glue the pieces together, then write things they LOVE about themselves on each piece of the cupcake! Kids love it!
Use this variety of affirmation puzzles for your individual counseling needs. There are a total of 11 different puzzles, the last one is blank you so you customize it for your own needs. The phrases are intended for use with increasing self-esteem, affirming it's ok to still love (parents, family, f
To teach students one way to manage their anger,use this puzzle, I Can Feel Anger in my Body, to unscramble and identify the different body parts and how they react when a person is getting angry. When students recognize their body giving them clues that they are getting angry, they can then implem
Help kids identify their anger triggers with this free set of three printable worksheets. Two worksheets focus on having students list the triggers that cause them to feel angry. They can then be used as part of a discussion or an anger management plan to help kids deal with their anger in more posi
Kids love drama and rap music, and will take a new look at poetry with this creative combination. The program includes: 8 RAPS with lesson plans with activity sheets. Topics include careers, bullying, self-esteem, empathy, and stress. 8 SKITS that can turn a guidance program into a fun classroom pre
This is a free resource to help students understand keys to success at middle school. Keys to success include eating right, sleeping well, doing homework, getting involved, staying organized, making goals, taking risks, and more. Materials include worksheets and task cards, aimed at getting kids tal