Individual Coping Skills
True or False
Group Coping Skills
Humor
General Coping Skills
100

How can listening to music be used as a coping skill?

Listening to music can be relaxing and can help take your mind off of stressors.

100

All stress is bad stress

False

100

How can talking to a family member be used as a coping skill?

Talking to someone about your stressors allows you to express your emotions and feelings and talk through it rather than bottling it up.

100

What can you catch, but not throw?

A cold

100

Name 3 positive coping skills

exercise, activities, talking to a trusted person, mindfulness, and many more!

200

How can exercising be used as a coping skill?

*Increase energy and mood, focus, self-esteem

*release feel good endorphins into your brain

-Decrease stress

200

Taking time for yourself each day will help you cope with stress.

True

200

How can socializing with others be used as a coping skill?

Socializing with others decreases feelings of loneliness and stress, and increases more pleasant feelings. 

200

What goes around the world but stay in a corner?

A stamp

200

Name a common stressor for middle school students and a positive way you can cope with that stressor

*peers/friends

*homework

*covid

-Journal

-Ask for help

-Talk to a teacher or parent

300

How can creating artwork be used as a coping skill?

Art can be used as a way to express your emotions/feelings

300

All stress is out of your control

False

300

How can helping another person be used as a coping skill?

Helping others can improve our mood and make us feel good about ourselves. 

300

I have holes in my top, bottom, left, right, and middle but I can still hold water. What am I?

A sponge

300

The proper way to breathe is not with your chest but with your??

Belly/diaphragm 

400

What are three activities you could use as coping strategies?

*Time with pets and animals

*Getting outside

*Watching a funny video or show


400

There are only positive coping skills

False

400

How do you make fruit punch?

Give it boxing lessons

400

Where can you find counseling resources and additional coping skills at your school?

South Middle School Counseling Website

The front office

SMS virtual calming room


500

What is one mindfulness activity that can be used as a coping skill?

* Deep, focused, breathing

* grab an object "within reach"

*Use your senses to describe your surroundings

500

Your School Counselors are:

Ms. McGarry

Mrs. Rastellini

Mrs. Hull

True

500

Why are ghosts bad liars?

Because you can see right through them

500

What are 2 coping skills you can use at school and 2 coping skills you can use at home

*deep breathing

*mindfulness 


*Play with my pet

*Watch a funny show

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