Tattling: How to Help Students Make Positive Changes

Do you have students who are tattling all day long? They just love to keep tabs on everyone and don't want teachers to miss one. single. thing?  Tattling can be so frustrating for teachers and peers, but helping these students understand when it's appropriate to tell is an important social skill that can be addressed … Continue reading Tattling: How to Help Students Make Positive Changes

Watercolor Mandala Activity for School Counseling

Use crayons and watercolors to create beautiful, calming mandalas in your school counseling practice! This is a great activity for mindfulness small groups or individual students exploring self regulation.

Lately, I have been playing around with watercolors and crayons to explore different activities that could be used in small group counseling. Two of my favorites are the watercolor affirmation activity and the secret message closing activity. For the more artistic and introspective students, I thought it would be fun to create a mandala using these supplies! … Continue reading Watercolor Mandala Activity for School Counseling

Small Group Counseling Gift Using the Rhonna Designs App

Small group counseling take-away gift using the Rhonna Designs app! Great for ending your small group counseling sessions with a sweet memento.

For many of my small groups, I like to give the group members a small take-away gift or token to remember our group. It's always something small, and generally we make it together in our termination session. Often, we'll write notes to one another or create a collage from magazines to represent growth. When I … Continue reading Small Group Counseling Gift Using the Rhonna Designs App