Watercolor Affirmations Activity for Group Counseling

watercolor affirmations art activity for school counseling classroom guidance lessons or small group counseling

Last week, I shared a post about making scratch art affirmations in small group counseling activities. These can be so powerful for students as they realize their strengths and positive qualities and see them shine through the dark paint on the paper. This week I wanted to share a similar activity using watercolor paints and … Continue reading Watercolor Affirmations Activity for Group Counseling

Scratch Art Affirmations Group Counseling Activity

I love for students to have meaningful take-away crafts or activities from group and individual sessions that they can reflect on at home to remind themselves of the skills they've learned in group. Using their own hands to create something meaningful and beautiful is affirming in itself for students, and when that take-away is filled … Continue reading Scratch Art Affirmations Group Counseling Activity

What Can I Control?Counseling Activity to Explore Realm of Control

Use this art activity in your group counselor or classroom guidance lessons to help students explore their realm of control

We all have students who want to control everything: their neighbor's behaviors, their teacher's time, their parents' jobs, EVERYTHING! Helping students understand what they can and cannot control isimportant not only for academic success but for emotional well-being too. Trying to control things outside of their control can leave them feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and unable … Continue reading What Can I Control?Counseling Activity to Explore Realm of Control