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Stress lessons

For educators: Stress Lessons in the classroom

Stress Lessons is a free classroom resource that is designed for educators of students in grades 4 to 6.

Stress Lessons is built on an experiential, hands-on learning approach. Its aim is to help educators create teachable moments to introduce stress management strategies and build emotional resiliency.

By giving children the tools they need to manage stress today, you're helping to ensure that they enjoy a healthier future.

Get a Free Stress Lessons Classroom Toolkit

Inside each Classroom Toolkit, you'll discover:

  • A teacher's guide with an overview of the program
  • Seven Lessons with a lesson plan and student activity sheets
  • Videos and posters for applicable lessons
    Access these below, right now!
  • A certificate of completion
  • A letter for parents
  • A parents' guide

An overview of Stress Lessons

Lesson 1:

What is stress?
Students discover what stress is and how it impacts their emotions, body and health if it's not managed properly.

Lesson 1 Video: What is stress?

Watch this video with your students.

Lesson 1 Poster: Do you know some of the signs of stress?

Lesson 2:

Stressed or not stressed?

Students reflect on stressful situations and begin to think about ways they can cope.

Lesson 3:

Deep breathing
Students learn a series of simple deep breathing exercises that will help them manage stress and restore a more balanced, positive attitude.

Lesson 3 Video: Deep breathing

Watch this video with your students.

Lesson 3 Poster: Feeling stressed? 9 to feel fine

Lesson 4:

Hooked on stress!
Students recognize that stressful situations can sometimes trigger negative responses and learn how to react to situations in a more positive way.

Lesson 4 Video: Hooked on stress

Watch this video with your students.

Lesson 5:

Fears and worries

Students think about their worries and fears in a realistic and productive way so that they are equipped to manage situations that make them anxious or afraid.

Lesson 6:

Puzzle solver

Students learn to break down problems into smaller ones so they can tackle them proactively.

Lesson 7:

Want to bust stress? Express yourself!

Students review learnings from previous lessons in a fun way and explore creative self-expression as an effective stress buster.

For educators of grades 7-9: From stress out to chilled out

Stress Lessons is a free classroom resource that is designed for educators of students in grades 7 to 9.

Stress Lessons is built on an experiential, hands-on learning approach. Its aim is to help educators like you create teachable moments to introduce stress management strategies and build emotional resiliency.

By giving your students the tools they need to manage stress today, you're helping to ensure that they enjoy a healthier future.

Download your free program booklet today!

Inside this program booklet, you'll discover:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Quizzes and activities
  • Student handouts
  • Additional resources for teachers
  • Glossary

An overview of STRESS LESSONS: From Stressed Out to Chilled Out Program for Grade 7-9 Classrooms

Lesson 1:

All About Stress

Students are introduced to basic information about stress and stressors and learn about the final project concept and potential themes.

Lesson 2:

Your Brain on Stress

Students learn about the science of stress, including parts of the brain, and the impact of stress on the brain.

Lesson 3:

Coping with It

Students learn how to respond effectively to different kinds of stress, and simple, effective strategies that will help them return to a relaxed state after the stress response has been activated.

Lesson 4:

Rethinking Stress

Students learn about thinking styles, positive self-talk and resilient thinking skills.

Lesson 5:

Making Positive Choices

Students learn and practice the problem-solving process.

Lesson 6:

Review and Final Project Preparation

Students review what they’ve learned and work on their final projects.

Lesson 7:

Final Project Presentations

Students present their final projects to classmates and others.

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