Thinking Traps for Exploring Anxiety and Worry PRINTABLE Resource Pack
An anxiety based cognitive distortion resource pack for kids.
Teach children how to identify and manage automatic negative thoughts associated with worry and anxiety with The Worry Makers and Worry Takers!
What is The Worry Makers and Worry Takers cognitive distortion resource?
The Worry Makers are characters that represent common cognitive distortions (or thinking traps) associated with anxiety and The Worry Takers represent helpful thinking to escape the thinking traps. This pack of resources based around these characters provides a unique, child friendly approach to educating children about the thinking traps that can be behind our worries and anxieties.
Here at Ink and Scribbles, we make emotional education and supporting children's wellbeing easy. This engaging resource provides you with the tools to teach your child about cognitive distortions with confidence.
How can this printable pack help my child?
This downloadable pack will help you teach your child about common cognitive distortions that lead to anxiety and worry so they can spot them and challenge them.
There are many cognitive distortions (also known as thinking traps) and our unique and original resource makes learning about automatic negative thoughts accessible for children!
The printable pack provides child friendly teaching sheets, character cards that represent common thinking traps, character cards that represent how to challenge cognitive distortions using the prefrontal cortex (thinking part of the brain) and supportive worksheets.
This 15 page PDF pack includes:
- Intro page for adults supporting a child/children
- Cognitive Distortions Cards - The Worry Makers
- Prefrontal Cortex Cards - The Worry Takers
- Thought Trap Escape Plan Visual Sheets
- 'Which Worry Maker?' Worksheet with child friendly language to help identify thinking traps with ease
- 'Using My Worry Takers to calm My Worry Makers' worksheet to nurture emotional intelligence by developing the ability to identify thinking traps and resilience/coping skills
What ages is this resource suitable for?
It's ideally suited to 6 - 11 year old children.
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Related Item: Worry Worksheets Pack
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