COPING CUE CARDS

The Coping Cue Cards™ card decks have tons of coping strategies, which can be used at home, at school or on the go. Divided by the 5 Coping Styles, these decks bring order to the mountain of ideas for coping strategies that work for kids and is designed to work at both school and home.

How to Use the Decks:

IDEAS FOR SCHOOL

  • With individual kids or small groups to help them identify which skills work for them, and/or find new skills to expand their strategies for coping.

  • A child could have a few cards in their desk as a visual reminder of strategies they can use.

  • The decks would be a great addition to a coping skills toolkit for a particular child, or a calm down space in a classroom.

  • The character cards can be used as a jumping off point for having kids think of other coping skills - "What would Rex do?"

IDEAS FOR HOME

  • Help kids identify which coping skills work for them

  • As a visual reminder to use a coping skill - a child could have cards on the fridge or their calm space at home

  • As a way to find new coping skills to expand their toolbox

  • The character cards are a great conversation starter "What do you think Mona would do now?"

IDEAS FOR SOCIAL EVENTS, TRAVELING, RESTAURANTS, ETC.

  • Bring specific cards along with you to have visual reminders of what coping skills kids can use

  • Make a traveling coping skills toolkit to make it easier for kids to manage their feelings in safe and healthy ways

  • Pick out a few helpful cards before you go as your go-to strategies for that day

  • Use the character cards as inspiration “How would Dixie handle this?”

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DISCOVERY DECK

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The Coping Cue Cards Discovery Deck is a deck of cards designed to help kids learn healthy coping skills. The Coping Cue Cards Discovery Deck has 40 coping skills cards with simple strategies children can use to cope with stress, anxiety, and anger.

This deck includes 8 cards from all 5 Coping Styles: Relaxation, Distraction, Movement, Processing, and Sensory.  

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 RELAXATION DECK

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The Coping Cue Cards Relaxation Deck is a deck of cards designed to help kids learn healthy coping skills. The Coping Cue Cards Relaxation Deck has 44 coping skills cards with simple strategies children can use to cope with stress, anxiety, and anger.

We know that not all coping skills work in all places. To make it easier, we’ve included cheerful Divider Cards to help you sort skills by different settings like when traveling, at school, at social events and in stores & restaurants.

DISTRACTION DECK

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The Coping Cue Cards Distraction Deck is a deck of cards designed to help kids learn healthy coping skills. The Distraction Deck has 44 coping skills cards with simple distraction strategies children can use. Play is a natural stress reliever for children, and this deck offers tons of play ideas to help kids decompress. Sometimes kids also need to take a break before they're ready to deal with their stress, anxiety, or anger. This deck offers lots of ideas for creative and fun ways for kids to take a break until they're ready and able to process their thoughts and emotions.

Also included, 4 Divider Cards to make sorting and finding specific coping skills easier.

SENSORY DECK

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The Coping Cue Cards Sensory Deck is a deck of cards designed to help kids learn healthy coping skills. The Sensory Deck has 44 coping skills cards with simple strategies that use a child's senses to help them regulate their emotions.

A sample of the Sensory Coping Skills included in the Deck are:

  • Touch: Use mermaid fabric, use hand warmers, lay down on soft blankets or pillows

  • Taste: eat something sour, eat something chewy

  • Smell: use a sensory with calming scents, put on lotion

  • Visual: Watch a lava lamp, turn down the lights or turn them off

  • Auditory: Listen to sounds on a sound machine, like birds chirping, frogs croaking, waterfalls, ocean waves, or white noise

  • Proprioceptive: stack and carry heavy books, move chairs, wall push ups, use a weighted stuffed animal or lap pad

  • Vestibular: stand on a balance board, sit and move on a scooter board, crab walk

Also included, 4 Divider Cards to make sorting and finding specific coping skills easier.

MOVEMENT DECK

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The Coping Cue Cards Movement Deck™ is a deck of cards designed to help kids learn healthy coping skills. The Movement Deck has 44 coping skills cards with simple movement strategies to help them regulate their emotions.

The deck includes small body movements, like flexing and pointing feet, or rolling your shoulders, big body movements like skipping or riding a scooter. There are some strategies that work outside, some that work inside, and some that work in both locations.

Also included, 4 Divider Cards to make sorting and finding specific coping skills easier.


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