Behavioral Services

Please click on the links and images below for at-home resources for Behavioral Services activities.

Play Therapy Activities to Make Healing Fun

50 Play Therapy Techniques, Activities & Interventions

7 Fun & Easy Play Therapy Ideas & Techniques

5 Creative Play Based Therapy Activities for Families

Roll Some Brain Breaks Game

The Zones of Regulation

Breathing Cards Download

Behavior Reflection: Think Sheet

This Think Sheet a great tool for special education and general education students who need to reflect on their behavior and learn to make better choices. The Think Sheet helps students learn from their behavior and teaches replacement behaviors. Two versions of the Think Sheet are included: One for intermediate students and one for primary students or non-readers. A template for an apology letter and suggestions for use are included as well. 

Anger Management Worksheets

Help kids identify their anger triggers with this free set of three printable worksheets. Two worksheets focus on having students list the triggers that cause them to feel angry. They can then be used as part of a discussion or an anger management plan to help kids deal with their anger in more positive ways. The third worksheet is an anger log that allows kids to write down when, where, and why they felt angry at given times.

Pressure Poster: Sensory/Therapy Room

Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties. These activities are specifically designed so that they can be implemented in a sensory room or therapy room. Simply direct students to choose an activity or they can choose one for themselves.

Early Elementary: Things I Can & Can’t Control

This activity teaches kids how to identify whether something is within their control or not, which can be useful for kids with anxiety, anger, lack of focus, motivation, or other social & emotional concerns. There are 3 separate sets of instructions for individual counseling, small groups, and developmental guidance lessons. The Cut and Paste activity is great for younger children, while the blank Circle of Control worksheets can be used for students of any age as an assessment tool or as a stand-alone worksheet.

Mindfulness Videos

Breathing Yoga Video: 25 Minutes NO YOGA
Progressive Muscle Relaxation Video: 7 Minutes
4-7-8 Breathing Exercises Video – 4 Minutes
Deep Healing Energy w/ Music & Images

May 2020

Durand Executive Offices & Community Services

The staff at Durand come to work each day to educate and empower the students of Durand to help them strive above their disability and to achieve new levels of success and happiness.