Art Therapy Worksheets: Making a squishy ball for dealing with stress
What is the theory behind this Art Therapy Worksheet?
Stress is an inevitable part of our daily lives. There are various ways of handling and managing stress so that it does not hamper our functioning. One of these is using a stress ball. Squishing a stress ball while under stress or experiencing anxiety symptoms provides our body with a much needed distraction to divert our energies elsewhere so that we can use that time to collect ourselves and deal with the situation much better.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will provide a step by step guide to making a stress ball or a squishy ball to help relieve symptoms of stress. It is an easy to carry and convenient tool that people of all ages can utilise as a stress relieving tool in their daily lives.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be used in group art therapies sessions as well as group counselling sessions or mental health awareness workshops in schools and workplaces as part of teaching coping strategies against everyday stress to improve productivity and well-being.
You can download this worksheet here.