Changing Negative Thought Patterns: Negative Thought Monster Counseling Activity


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging

Easy to Implement

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Help students switch their negative thought patterns to positive thoughts with this cute activity! This is a simple way to introduce cognitive behavioral therapy into your classroom or counseling office. Teach students to challenge their negative thoughts by working through these engaging and interactive activities. These activities can be used in an elementary school counseling small group, guidance lesson, or individual session.

**Now includes an editable digital version**

Students will learn to:

  • Identify a negative and positive thought
  • Come up with a positive thought response to a negative thought
  • Pair negative thoughts with their positive counterparts
  • Identify their own negative thoughts and create a positive thought solution

Activity includes:

  • Six worksheets with different scenarios
  • Matching game
  • Fill in the blank worksheet

Who is this Activity Designed For?

Negative Thought Monster is designed for students in grades 1-4


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