Coping Skills for Kids has products and resources to help parents and professionals teach children healthy ways to cope with stress, anxiety and anger.
15 Coping Strategies for Kids
An informative article to help parents and children learn simple coping skills to manage anxiety and embrace their emotions.
the Big Life Kids Podcast
The Big Life Kids podcast teaches children to stay resilient, believe in themselves, and face life's challenges with confidence!
Coping Skills Apps
Free web app for children ages 9 to 11 providing a fun and engaging ways to learn about stress, its causes, and healthy strategies to cope daily with it. Stresslr can be used on any computer, tablet, Android or iPhone devices.
A colouring app that’s very easy to use. A great outlet for children to distract themselves during times where they feel anxious. Just pick a picture and a color pallette. Touch the color you want and tap the area of the picture you want to color in. You can zoom in on details. What a neat way to distract kids. Cost: Free Compatibility: Apple devices
Relaxing tangram puzzles for children to use as a distraction from their emotions. Cost: Free Compatibility: Apple devices
Helps to raise children's self-esteem, self-confidence and happiness levels by teaching them about the power of thinking positively. Cost: Free Compatibility: Apple and Android devices
Coping Skills Books
Coping Skills for Kids Workbook
Author: Janine Halloran Consists of over 75 innovative, fun and engaging activities to help teach children to calm down, balance their energy and emotions, and process challenging feelings. Approximate Cost: $28.00
More Creative Coping Skills for Children
Author: Bonnie Thomas A collection of fun and adaptable activities, games, stories, and handouts to help children cope with stress and difficult emotions. Interventions include engaging arts and crafts, interactive stories, and relaxing meditations. Approximate Cost: $42.00
B is for Breathe: The ABCs of Coping with Fussy and Frustrating Feelings
Author: Dr. Melissa Munro Boyd From the letter A to the letter Z, B is for Breathe celebrates the many ways children can express their feelings and develop coping skills at an early age. Fun, cute, and exciting illustrations, this colorful book teaches kids simple ways to cope with fussy and frustrating emotions. This book will inspire kids to discuss their feelings, show positive behaviors, and practice calm down strategies. Approximate Cost: $16
Keeping It Cool: Skills for Coping with Change
Author: Dr. Melissa Munro Boyd Keeping it Cool explores numerous ways children can adjust to change, express feelings, and practice healthy coping skills. This enjoyable and relatable book teaches effective coping strategies and how adjusting to change impacts feelings, time spent with others, and daily routines. Keeping it Cool offers ideas for children to model and is an excellent choice to encourage social emotional skills and emotional awareness in children. Approximate Cost: $16