Coping Skills
Feelings
Role Plays
Big Deal Little Deal
Miscellaneous
100

Show me three deep breaths

Great job!

100

What are the blue feelings?

Sad, bored, tired, sick, body is moving slowly

100

Mom left the house. I miss her.

100

Mom throws away an art project I made from last year. I have made cooler ones since then. Big deal or little deal?

Little deal

100

Drop and give me ten push-ups!

You are so strong!

200

What coping skills can we use when we feel angry and want to hit?

Deep breaths, walk away, take a break, yell into my pillow, punch the punching bag, squeeze my muscles then let them go, talk to someone

200

What are the four colors in which we identify our feelings?

Blue, Green, Yellow, and Red

200

I do not understand the homework instructions. I will feel stupid if I ask for the teacher to repeat them. 

200

I fell off my bike and think I am hurt. Big deal or little deal?

Big deal. Ask an adult for help

200

What is your favorite coping skill?

300

What coping skills can we use to move from yellow to green?

Use a fidget toy, take a wiggle break, move my body (jumping jacks, push-ups)

300

What are the yellow feelings?

Surprised, anxious, fidgety, losing focus

300

I have no one to play with because all the adults at home are busy right now.

300

Tell me two things about a little deal. 

They are annoying and can be solved alone 

300

When do you feel the happiest?

400

What coping skills can we use to move from blue to green?

Move my body (jumping jacks, push-ups), take a drink of water, have a snack, talk to someone, think happy thoughts, cuddle with a blanket or stuffed animal

400

Why do we use "I feel" statements?

To tell others how we are feeling so they can help us

400

I feel mad and want to hit mom. 

400

Tell me two things about a big deal. 

They hurt me or someone else, and an adult needs to help me solve it. 

400

Who can you talk to about your feelings?

Mom, grandparents, therapists, and teachers

500

Why do we use coping skills?

We use coping skills to feel happy and calm. When we feel happy and calm, so do the people around us!
500

Give an example of an "I feel" statement

Examples:

I feel frustrated because I do not understand the homework.

I feel sick because I did not have any food to eat since breakfast.

I feel angry because I cannot find my art project.

500

I want to ride my bike in the park. Mom said, "I will let you know when we can go." She has not said anything all day. 

500

A peer rolled their eyes at me. Then, they pushed me to the ground. Which one is the big deal? Which one is the little deal?

Big deal: Peer pushes me to ground

Little deal: Peer rolls their eyes at me

500

Give me 25 jumping jacks!

High five!

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