Winter SEL Centers: Winter Counseling Activities for Classroom Counseling

  • $4.00

Winter Counseling Activities - These SEL centers are perfect for winter counseling lessons in 1st-3rd grade. Students will practice linking emotions to experiences, share more about their personal experiences, practice working together with a partner, and identify things that bring them joy. Use these centers together for a winter classroom counseling lesson or separately for small group counseling activities or individual counseling activities!

What's included:

  • Educator Instructions
  • 6 winter-themed SEL centers: roll & draw (elf or reindeer version), settle your snow globe calming item/activity exploration, all about me gingerbread house color by code, directed drawing feelings penguin, partner brick block building activity, DIY joy word search
  • all materials included in color and black/white

Additional materials needed:

  • Coloring utensils
  • Pencils
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Brick blocks such as LEGO (R) brand
  • Calming items typically found in a calm down kit/corner (such as stress balls, fidgets, etc.)


Q: Do I need extra materials?

A: You'll need the items listed above. 

Q: How long will this take?

A: Students can rotate through all 6 centers over the course of 2 40-minute counseling lessons if using them in a whole group lesson. Each center takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.

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

A: Absolutely!


Please note: this is a digitally downloadable resource. You will not receive anything in the mail. 

Find more winter activities here!