SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Digital Directory of Wellbeing Resources for Kids

ELEMENTARY

Downloadable Activity Guides for Anxious Kids

Ages: 4-9

A printable activity guide for QUINN’S PROMISE ROCK/QUINN SAYS GOODBYE. Christian content with object lessons, discussion guides, and crafts.

Christie Thomas

 

Healthy Habits Worksheets 

Ages: 5-10 

A worksheet and teachers’ lesson plan to encourage the creation of a chosen healthy habit or goal.

Jenifer Tull-Gauger

 

Kids Speak Out

Ages: 5-10

Guided prompts to help kids check-in with how they’re feeling and a place to share messages related to current events: school closings, Covid19, etc.

Heather Brewer

 

Make Your Own Courage Art Therapy Project

Ages: 7+

Activities to help kids work through their fear and anxiety, created by therapist Bonnie Thomas & author Samantha M Clark.

Samantha M. Clark

 

Three Great Books for Kids With Worries

Ages: 3-7

All kids have worries. Each of these books has the Mom’s Choice Awards seal of excellence. Each book offers children a solution that is easy to understand. Each PDF copy is free and can be downloaded.

Ann Marie Hannon

 

 

Tiny Acts of Kindness Checklist 

Ages: 3-12

A checklist of “Tiny Acts of Kindness at Home” for kids who are out of school. PDF download.

Thuy Ha 

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Arts and Emotional Well-being Activities during School Closures

Ages: 3-17

This blog shares arts activities to support emotional well-being of children, family, and teens through school closures and COVID-19. Author Sharon Chappell can be contact at sharon@wellbeings.studio.

Sharon Chappell

 

I Wonder…

Ages: All 

Are you feeling lost, alone, anxious, or disconnected? Do you need a creative activity to occupy your racing mind? Take a walk with Kate Garchinsky out in the field and stimulate your imaginations and connect with the natural world in a game of “I Wonder.”

Kate Garchinsky