What is the theory behind this Problem Solving Skills Worksheet (for kids)?
Problem solving skills enable children to independently take well calculated decisions in their social and academic lives. It teaches them to explore and brainstorm solutions to their problems instead of letting their problems overwhelm them. It is a key skill that can go a long way into helping them in their future professional and adult lives.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help children learn the steps involved in problem solving. It will guide them through the problem solving process by prompting them to identify the problem, look for possible solutions, weigh the consequences and choose what they think is the best one.
How to use the worksheet?
A child can be guided through the process the first few times before letting them use the worksheet independently depending on their age. It can be used by therapists, counsellors and teachers to nurture a child’s problem solving skills.
Problem Solving Skills Worksheet (for kids)
Morin, M. (2021) How to Teach Kids Problem-Solving Skills. Retrieved November 21 from https://www.verywellfamily.com/teach-kids-problem-solving-skills-1095015
You can download this worksheet here.