Mental Heath Activities and Teaching Resources for Students

Addressing the needs of the whole child have always been a top priority for educators. But with the challenges brought on by the pandemic, many students are understandably struggling to cope. If you’re looking for ways to actively support your students’ social-emotional wellbeing, here are some activities you can use to get started.

9 Activities to Support Students’ Wellbeing

Use these activities to connect students with the strategies they need to cope with and manage tough emotions.

Editable Google Slide Self-Care Chart Bundle

EDITABLE | Google Slide SELF-CARE CHART Bundle by Tales of Patty Pepper
Not Grade Specific

Self-Care Handouts for Teachers, Parents, and Students

Self-Care Handouts For Teachers, Parents And Students by Counselor Chelsey
Not Grade Specific

Positive Affirmations: Coloring Journal and Affirmation Cards

Positive Affirmations: Coloring Journal and Affirmation Cards by Allie Szczecinski with Miss Behavior
Not Grade Specific

French Mental Health Check-In - Poster & Google Slides Template

French Mental Health Check-In – Poster & Google Slides Template by Parfaitement Parnell
Grades: K-10th

Includes Google Apps™ The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace.

Mindfulness Meditations: 10 Guided Meditations

Mindfulness Meditations Destination Meditation 10 Guided Meditations by Bright Futures Counseling
Grades: 1st-6th

Mental Health Coloring Pages: 8 Exciting Designs to Color

Mental Health Coloring Pages for Kids and Teachers: 8 Exciting Designs to Color by Glitter Meets Glue
Grades: 1st-6th

Woodlan Wellness Warriors

School Counseling Bundle: Resilience, Optimism, Gratitude & Wellness by WholeHearted School Counseling
Grades: 1st-8th

COVID-19 Social-Emotional Learning Journal for Mental Health and Emotional Awareness

Covid 19 Social Emotional Learning Journal – Mental Health & Emotional Awareness by One Curious World
Grades: 3rd-8th

Wellbeing Diary / Journal with Habit Tracker

Distance Learning SEL Well Being Printable and Digital Journal by Teachers Resource Force
Grades: 6th-12th

Find even more activities and ideas to support students’ wellbeing and social-emotional needs on TpT.


This post, originally published in 2020, was updated for 2022. Resources featured in the image (from left to right) were created by Tales of Patty Pepper, Counselor Chelsey, Allie Szczecinski with Miss Behavior, Draw Calm, and Parfaitement Parnell.