Name that Feeling
Coping Skills
Tell Me About a Time
What If...
Feeling
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You're at the playground and two kids start to tease you. How would you feel, and what do you do?

afraid, sad, mad or scared.

Walk away, go tell an adult, go play with another friend

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What can you do if you are mad at your teacher?

Take a break, take deep breaths, talk to your teacher, write your teacher a note, positive self-talk, etc.

100

Tell me about a time that you felt very sad. What helped to make it better?

Answers vary

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What if you accidentally hurt someone else's feelings. What should you do next?

apologize or say you are sorry

100

You see someone who is crying, who looks really down, and is not smiling at all. What feeling do you think they are experiencing?

sadness

200

How would someone feel if you were talking over them or not giving them a turn to talk? Would that person want to be friends with you?

Angry, frustrated or upset.

No!

200

What can you do if you are feeling hyper and having a hard time settling down at school?

Take a break, take deep breaths, do a grounding activity, give yourself a hug, tap your legs etc.

200

Tell me about a time that you were very angry. How did you calm down?

Answers vary

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What if you see that someone is upset, is there anything that you can do to help?

be nice to them, compliment them, try and make them feel better

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You see someone with a bright red face, who is yelling and waving their arms around. How do you think they are feeling?

angry/mad

300

Your teacher gives you a reward for all of the hard work that you have been doing in the classroom. How would you feel?

happy, proud or excited

300

What can you do if you have to do something at school that you don't like?

Take deep breaths, pick something fun to do once your work is done, tell yourself that the next activity may be something you like more!

300

Tell me about a time that you felt happy. Who was there?

Answers vary

300

What if you see someone else being mean to a friend of yours? What can you do?

tell an adult, tell the other person to please stop

300

You see someone with a big smile on their face, who is laughing and appears to be having fun. How do you think they are feeling?

happy

400

How would someone feel if you said you didn't want to be friends with them?

Mad, disappointed, sad

400

What can you do if you are feeling sad at home?

Cry, talk to a friend, talk to your parents, snuggle with a blanket, etc.

400

Tell me about a time that you were scared. Who helped you feel better?

Answers vary

400

What if you get a present you don't like? What should you do?

Say thank you whether you will use it or not

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You see someone who is shaking and their eyes are wide and they appear to have been startled by something. What do you think they are feeling?

scared/nervous

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How would someone feel if you told them you didn't like a present that they gave you?

sad, upset, hurt

500

What are some things you can do if you are feeling bored at home?

Play a game, ask to go outside, play with a sibling or parent, watch a movie, make something!

500

Tell me about a time that you were excited. Did you enjoy that feeling?

Answers vary

500

What if you notice that someone is sad? What can you do to help?

talk to them, ask them what is bothering them or if there is anything you can do to cheer them up, tell an adult

500

You see someone who is falling asleep at their desk, and they have dark circles under their eyes and they continue to yawn. What feeling do you think they are experiencing?

tired

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