Mission Self-Control Escape Room Guidance Lesson on Managing Tough Emotions


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging


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This self-control guidance lesson is extremely interactive and fun! Help elementary students learn self-control coping strategies and how to deal with situations that make them feel angry or upset with these fun activities. Help students overcome impulsive behavior and learn coping strategies to use more self-control at home and at school. Students divide into groups and must work as a team as they move around the room to solve all 5 missions.

This interactive guidance lesson is similar to a scavenger hunt or escape room!

5 Missions to Complete:

  • Mission 1: Sorting Activity
  • Mission 2: Sentence Scramble
  • Mission 3: Act it Out
  • Mission 4: Draw a Picture
  • Mission 5: Write Examples 


  • Teacher/Counselor Guide
  • Photo Examples
  • Easy to Read Kid Instructions
  • 5 Interactive Missions
  • Self-Control Strategies Review Poster

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Benefiting Students

Self-Control is a critical skill for students' success in school and at home. At a minimum, students will define self-control and learn new self-control strategies that they can practice throughout the day.

Who is this designed for?

"Mission: Self-Control” is designed for students grades 2-6. It can also be modified to work for other grades.


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