Children’s Activity: Coping Strategies

Finding effective ways to respond to our feelings supports children to develop their confidence, self-esteem and independence skills. When we are able to effectively react when our emotions feel overwhelming, we also build resilience. So, this week we are sharing 16 coping skills, to share and explore with children, to support them to build their toolbox.

16 Coping Strategies

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Next Steps
  1. Download the worksheet here 
  2. Review each strategy with children
  3. Identify which ones you will test first
  4. Work through and circle the ones which are most effective
  5. Extend – Identify which emotions each strategy is most effective for

Want to learn more? 

If you want to learn more about mental health, you can join our Level 4 training (here) or keep an eye out for our new courses coming soon (here).


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For resources to support child and adolescent mental health visit –RESOURCES 

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