Do you have any students with exceptional emotional or behavioral needs in your classroom? Check out this free list of coping skills for elementary to middle school aged students.
Makes a great first week of school activity! Brainstorm additional coping skills with the class. Have students write their favorites at the bottom of the sheet. Practice using the skills when the students are calm, so they know exactly what to do when they begin to escalate.
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