Creating Feelings of Strength and Confidence
A focused movement activity that builds confidence and a sense of groundedness.
Getting out of the “thinking brain” and dropping into one’s body can change one’s state of mind. Demonstrate this simple yoga pose, “tree pose,” with kids (and grown-ups!) using these printable instructions.
The “I Can” Flower
Traumatic experiences can hurt a child’s confidence and self-esteem, but there are ways to begin strengthening it again.
I Can Do It
Having confidence in one’s ability to learn and grow is a powerful force in healing, and allows kids to build a sense of hope for the future.
H Is for Hope
For kids who have experienced trauma, hope can lead to healing.