Playdough in Play Therapy

Playdough in Play Therapy

PlayDrMom explains ways to use playdough in Play Therapy. Play dough with children can be extremely effective because children can heal just by creating with their hands.

Emotions Color Wheel - Description:  This activity is good to break the ice with any client. It is also an easy “check-in” to find out how the client is feeling and the issues he/she is dealing with at this time in his/her life. After creating a pie chart with 8 sections, the client gets to choose 8 emotions and then color in the pie pieces.

Emotions Color Wheel - Break the ice with any client. The client gets to choose 8 emotions and then color in the pie pieces. Can be used in every session going forward as an emotion "check-in".

Getting kids to talk and open up can be a challenge.  This conversation starter activity and free printable can help kids open up.  It can also be used by parents, educators, and counselors.

Getting Kids To Talk with Free Printable

Getting Kids To Talk with Free Printable - Kiddie Matters Getting kids to talk and open up can be a challenge. This conversation starter activity and free printable can help kids open up. It can also be used by parents, educators, and counselors.

FREE Play therapy activity book Here is a link to a great 120 page play therapy activity book compiled by Liana Lowenstein.  My mentor also contributed :)

Psychotherapy FREE Play therapy activity book Here is a link to a great 120 page play therapy activity book compiled by Liana Lowenstein. & mentor also contributed :)

Free printable guide to transform candy land into a counseling game. Using games in counseling helps children engage in therapy and communicate feelings in a non threatening format. Play therapy.

Free printable guide to transform candy land into a counseling game. Using games in counseling helps children engage in therapy and communicate feelings in a non threatening format. Maybe incorporate skittles

Anger management foldables to help students learn to identify anger, anger triggers and coping skills!

Anger Management Foldable Activities - Summer Theme

Iceberg activity - about "living above the water line" and being comfortable in your own skin. Great for Middle School

To introduce the concept of deeper learning. Iceberg activity - about "living above the water line" and being comfortable in your own skin. Great for Middle School

The Inspired Treehouse - How can you support the development self-regulation in your child? Check out some of our best activities and ideas here!

30 Games and Activities for Self-Regulation

How can you support the development of self-regulation in kids? This huge resource is full of self-regulation games, information, books, and more!

The worry monster who eats your troubles away

The worry monster who eats your troubles away

This is a fun craft activity to do with a anxious or scared child in the hospital. The child life specialist can work on the pet worry monster with the child to place in their room to help cope with hospitalization and promote the child's resiliency.

Anger Management for Kids | Learn how to teach children self-control with these anger management tips for kids. From coping skills and behavior charts to fun kids games and effective stress relief tips and toys, teaching children to control big emotions isn’t as hard as you might think. We’ve even rounded up 26 super fun anger management activities for kids that feel more like play than work! #anger #angermanagement #parenting #parentingtips #parenting101

Anger Management for Kids: 8 Meaningful Ways to Calm Big Emotions

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