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Grief group: Start with large paper heart. Cut into pieces so that each person in group gets a piece. Have group members draw a picture, write a memory, share a message, etc to honor the losses they have experienced. After sharing their messages, wrok as a group to put the heart back together. Use bandages to attach the pieces of the heart together. “We have all been hurt, but together as a group we can heal”

Healing Heart activity for grief/loss related groups - Make a big heart, cut it apart, have students draw/write on it, and then put it together like a puzzle with band-aids

How to Talk to the Bereaved | The Grief Toolbox

The Grief Toolbox is an all-encompassing place for grief tools: a singular area where a person can find all the resources they need to help them with their grief.

"Tess's Tree" is a great book to use in grief and loss groups and individually. I have used this to explain stages of grief as well. Visit School Counselor Blog (www.schcounselor.com) for more innovative ideas, creative lessons, and quality resources! ($13.43)

"Tess's Tree is a great book to use in grief and loss groups and individually. I have used this to explain stages of grief as well.

GOOD GRIEF - A website of support and ideas for helping children and teens cope with loss

Good Grief - A website dedicated to helping children and teens cope with loss.

Grieving Teens and Their Unique Needs

Grieving Teens and Their Unique Needs. Teens seek most of their grief support from peers (who at such a young age have limited experience with grief). This can be a great resource for them!

Getting Yourself Together When Your Family Comes Apart: Coping with Family Changes: Janet M. Bender: 9781931636285: Amazon.com: Books

This curriculum focuses on the five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance) often experienced by kids when their family structure changes. Great for a Changing Families Group.

Grief recovery small group program -Counselor Keri

Grief Recovery Elementary Small Group Counseling Program - Grief Activities

**This small group counseling program is also available in my group counseling curriculum bundle!** Healing Hearts grief recovery group is designed to help students honor

My Grief Goodbye Letter and Therapy Puzzles for Healing

Puzzle Memorials and Goodbye Letters for Grief Groups

Good example of an easy letter to someone you've lost, whether death, falling out, moving away, etc. easily changed to tailor to your relationship & needs. Simple coping well mechanism after loss.