This excerpt from the COVID KID’s Activity book is a 3 page bundle of two separate activities that can be completed together or as separate activities in a multi-day unit on understanding feelings, coping with negative emotions, empathy, and developing awareness of emotions.
The Feeling Forecast is a coloring book page and activity designed to teach kids about the Window of Tolerance (and why sometimes everyone needs to take a break to calm-down in order to stay able to listen and learn). Learning outcomes: being better listeners, growing empathy, and growing the ability to notice when they begin to feel overwhelmed.
The Sunshine/Raincloud Family Check-in is a great take-home activity to help kids learn to develop empathy and listening skills. Learning Outcomes: Understanding that feelings come and go and Empathy Development.
For more information on these downloads as well as links to the research supporting them, check out the full post.