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100

In one minute, sketch something that can stress you out sometimes.

Points awarded if able to identify and draw a stressful situation.

100

Imagine you are having a tough day. What coping skill would help you feel better? - Listening to music - Exercising - Journaling (writing) - Using the sand box - Deep breathing - Talking to someone - Yoga - Taking a break

Any answer

100

Pretend you are onstage performing your favorite song. Act it out by singing or humming that song out loud. 

Chose an appropriate song and used an expected voice level.

100

There are two types of coping skills. Distractions and processing coping skills. What are the differences and examples?

Distraction examples include exercising, watching Television, puzzles. Processing coping skills would be journaling, talking to a friend, breathing.

200

In one minute, draw a peaceful place you can visualize and think about the next time you are feeling stressed.

Points awarded if able to draw a peaceful place.

200

Imagine your friend told you he/she is stressed out because of something that is happening at home. What are three helpful coping strategies you could suggest to your friend to try?

Deep breathing Yoga Exercise Talking to someone Coloring Word search

200

From the list, choose the positive coping skill and it act it out in an expected way. - Bottling in your feelings - Take 3 deep breathes - Stomp your feet 5 times

Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.

200

It is better to handle your feelings and stress on your own. 

False

300

In one minute, draw something you can do to make yourself feel better if you are stressed.

Points awarded if able to draw a coping skill.

300

Imagine your were worried or stressed about something. You noticed it was impacting your ability to focus and sleep at night. Name three people you could talk to.

Teachers Mother Father Grandparents

300
What is your favorite exercise to help you cope with stress and uncomfortable feelings? Act out an exercise you can do in a classroom to help you cope with your feelings.
Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.
300

When you are feeling stressed out, talking to a trusted adult is a coping strategy.

True

400

In one minute, draw yourself in a calm emotional state using a coping skill.

Points awarded if able to draw themselves calm and using a coping skill.

400

Imagine you were asked to teach a class called "Learn to Relax". What strategy would you teach?

Yoga Deep breathing Sensory

400

Name a coping strategy to help you manage your emotions or stress. Act out this strategy.

Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.

400

Exercising releases "feel good" chemicals in our bodies that can improve our mood. When we feel better, we often make better choices about how to cope with stressful situations.

True

500

In two minutes, draw three things you are grateful for that you can remember when you are feeling stressed out.

Points awarded if able to draw three things.

500

Imagine someone said something mean and unkind to you. You started to feel bad about yourself. What are three positive things you could say to yourself to help you feel better?

Any positive statement about self.

500

In one minute act out a coping strategy. If the others can guess the strategies you are acting out, you will win the points.

Points awarded if acted out in an expected way and class guesses correct strategies.

500

Stress can effect how you feel, act, and think.

True

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