be nice. Activities

During this time of uncertainty we wanted to share with you some helpful activities to share with your students remotely. We are hoping to be a resource for you that will help during this time of virtual teaching. Now more than ever we need to practice using the be nice. action plan and give students the tools to cope with the stress/anxiousness or whatever feeling they may be feeling during this time. 
 

Mindfulness Strategies

Self-Care & Coping Strategies

Pumpkin 
Deep
Breathing

Animation Videos

Watch the following animated videos and use the handout for discussion!
Meet Chloe! See how she utilizes the be nice. Action Plan to notice, invite, challenge and empower students in her school to make a difference.
In Jasmine's story, pay attention to when she first started to experience changes in her mental health, and what her risk & protective factors were.
There may be traumatic experiences in our lives that bring about a change in our mental health. In Annika's story, pay attention to when she first started to experience changes in her mental health, and what her risk & protective factors were.
Meet Dee! Dee faced challenges and adversity early on in life. See if you can notice who, when & where the be nice. Action Plan was used.

be Crafty.

Fortune Teller 
(coping strategy)
Picking
Positivity!
Chain of
Thanks
This is Me
in the Future

be Active.

Cider and
Affirmations
Role-play
Kindness

be Aware.

Mindful 
Skittles Game
What I Like
About You
Notes of 
Encouragement

Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

349 Division Avenue South, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

info@benice.org    

616-389-8601

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