Countdown to Winter Break - Winter Themed Counseling and SEL Activity Pack


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging

Easy to Implement

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Looking for something fun to use with drop-in students this winter? This fun, winter-themed, counseling activity pack covers 20 different elementary school counseling topics! The interactive calendar works like a Christmas advent calendar but rather than anticipating Christmas, students will practice social-emotional skills while counting down the days to Winter Break.

There are 20 different counseling activities included in this pack for less than $10!

How to use: When an individual student or small group comes into your office, have them open a day on the calendar to see which fun activity they get to do!

*Every school has a different schedule so you can start the countdown to fit your needs by skipping days or doubling activities on some days. Or, you can simply have students come in and pick a random activity.

This countdown includes all of the winter-themed school counseling games and activities your program could need!

Topics Covered Include:

  • Anger management
  • Emotional recognition
  • Coping strategies
  • Self-control
  • I- statements
  • Conflict resolution
  • Friendship
  • Mindfulness
  • Social skills
  • Gratitude
  • Growth mindset
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Self-regulation
  • Empathy
  • Kindness
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Social Skills - Giving Compliments
  • Social Skills - Social Filter
  • Mindfulness - Guided Meditation

 Activities Included:

*Interactive calendar (similar to interactive notebook page) for students to discover which activity they get to do by lifting a flap or opening a foldable shape!

  1. Snowman anger management board game
  2. Snowman emotional recognition matching game
  3. Gingerbread man growth mindset sorting activity
  4. Winter self-control interactive worksheet and maze
  5. Candy cane compliments interactive worksheet
  6. Winter conflict resolution and friendship dice game
  7. Penguin social skills story and dice game
  8. Gratitude hot chocolate interactive worksheet
  9. Snowflake and peppermint mindful breathing exercise
  10. Snowflake social filter sorting activity
  11. Hot cocoa guided meditation
  12. Self-esteem snowflakes worksheet
  13. Self-regulation color by number
  14. Gingerbread house coping strategies craft
  15. Winter bullying prevention interactive worksheet
  16. Snowman I-statements craft
  17. Gingerbread house social skills discussion cards
  18. Snowball stress management worksheet
  19. Winter treats kindness sorting activity
  20. Snowman empathy discussion cards


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