A Resilience Fortune Teller Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this A Resilience Fortune Teller Worksheet?

It is an unfortunate reality that experiencing hurt and hardship is an inevitable part of life for children and adults alike. This is why it is essential to build resilience which is an important skill that can equip children with the ability to face challenges and thrive in all circumstances. It can help them adapt and cope in distressing and difficult situations in all aspects of their lives. 

How will the worksheet help?

The worksheet is based on an activity that guides children through a process of making ‘fortune-tellers’ from paper. They have to write statements in it that reflect what they can do or say to themselves to become more resilient. It will help them learn about resilience through a fun, hands-on activity. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used in individual and group sessions with children ages 7 and above as part of mental health skills building programs. 

Use this activity after a thorough discussion on resilience. Discuss and encourage children to write down eight statements that reflect their resilience factors. Then move on to guiding them through the fortune teller making process. 

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