I Feel Frustrated Counseling Activity: Frustration Lesson for Kindergarten

  • $3.00

Kindergarten Frustration Counseling Lesson - This frustration classroom counseling lesson plan will help students in grades K-1 understand what frustration is, why people feel frustrated, and strategies for managing frustration. Students learn helpful strategies such as controlled breathing, asking a peer model for help, taking a break, trying new strategies, and more using fun, movement-based activities and a song!

What's included:

  • Detailed, scripted lesson plan (BW and color)
  • Slides for story and strategies (PPT file, can be opened in Google Slides, can print story from PPT file if preferred)
  • Printable story (color & BW)
  • Visual aids for strategies (color and BW)
  • Individual student handouts (BW)
  • Student frustration strategy bookmarks or desk labels (color and BW)

This lesson is intended to be an introductory Kindergarten lesson (early in the school year) in a feelings unit. Each lesson covers a different feeling with strategies for managing feelings. See other lessons in the unit:

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Q: Do I need extra materials?

A: You'll need pencils and coloring utensils if you opt to use the individual student handouts.

Q: How long will this take?

A: I did this lesson in a 45-minute block with my Kindergarten students. All students are different.

Q: Can I use this in small groups or with an individual student?

A: Absolutely!

Q: Can I use this in Google Slides?

A: Yes. Simply drag and drop the PPT file to your Google Drive.