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Helping Kids Cope with Sad Feelings: Workbook for Home, School and Counseling

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Our Newest Resource Helps Kids with Sadness

Sadness happens.  It's one thing we can be sure of in life.  Overcoming and dealing with sadness is possible. Our "hot off the press" resource, "Helping Kids Cope with Sad Feelings", offers skills kids can start using immediately, in an easy-to-understand format.

Enhanced Skills Equal Better Behavior 

Helping kids build new skills translates into better self-control, which in turn creates better behavior.  Best of all, these strategies can be used across the lifespan.  When skills are used at an early age, and continue to be used as your child grows, they become more refined and committed to memory.  Don't let any child get stuck in a negative pattern of responding to difficult times.  Give them skills that will last a lifetime.  Kidlutions can help!  We've been helping kids deal with BIG feelings for more than two decades.

What You Get

Therapeutic Grade Interventions to Help Kids Deal with Sadness
For Use at Home, School, Therapy, Counseling and MORE!
~ Tips for Adults to Help Kids Deal with Sadness
~ 3 Things Adults Should NOT Do When a Child is Sad
~ 5 Ways to Help a Sad Child
~14 Page Printable Workbook for Kids (customize this book by copying only the pages that apply to the particular children with whom you are working.
~Pages that Normalize Sadness
~Pages that Offer Strategies to Deal with Sadness, including movement and calming strategies
~Encouragement for Children to Identify Strategies to Manage Their Own Sadness
~Pages to doodle, draw and write about sad feelings.  Prompts included.
~Hope that Sadness will be alleviated eventually

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Leslie Lim said…
Pretty good post. I found your website perfect for my needs. Thanks for sharing the great ideas.

Leslie Lim said…
Pretty good post. I found your website perfect for my needs. Thanks for sharing the great ideas.

Thanks for dropping by and leaving a comment, Leslie!
Colleen said…
What age level is this booklet geared towards? I have a 10 year old daughter who needs strategies to help her deal with sadness.
Hi Colleen,

Thanks for your interest in Kidlutions. This workbook is geared for 3-8 yr olds, but could be used with a 10 yr old, depending upon the child. Some 10 year olds might think this is for "babies", while others will benefit. This workbook contains info for parents of 3 things NOT to do with sad kids and 5 ways to help. That can make the whole workbook worth it in some regards. If I knew more about your child, I might be able to better answer.

For a 10 year, I would recommend "The Way the Cookie Crumbles: Helping Kids Deal with Disappointment." It can help older kids deal with disappointment or sadness. It is more in-depth, has more than double the pages, is more advanced and gives more "older kid" strategies. You can find that workbook here:

I hope that helps!

Wendy =)
singerbabe82 said…
We moved neighborhoods three months ago, and our seven-year-old is dealing with intense feelings of sadness and anger over missing his neighborhood friends. I am not sure if this sadness workbook or the moving workbook would be more beneficial since we have already moved. I wonder if the moving/relocating would bring more sadness or help give him some resolution. Can you help?
Hi Singer,

Great question. I'm sorry your son is struggling with this right now. It's not an easy thing for kids. As someone who attended nine schools by ninth grade, I totally "get it"! Clinically, we need to allow kids to face this head on...that is, not be afraid to talk about the "real deal", the thing that is causing the pain. In this case, the move. It is natural and normal as a parent to want to protect your son from anything that reminds him of the move, but I can guarantee you, he's already thinking about it. Being allowed the time to acknowledge that and process his feelings around it will likely be more helpful in the long run. I'd go with the "Moving Story" workbook. It does have pages for before the move, but also for after. Even though you've already moved, the "before" part will give him a chance to look back and think about all that was important to him in his old locale. Good luck!

Let us know how it goes!

Wendy =)

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