Activities for Helping Children Deal With Divorce (MU Extension)

TimelineFrom MU Extension at the University of Missouri-Columbia, this resources suggests a multitude of activities that parents can do with their children to “help them work through their feelings, concerns and frustrations regarding the divorce.”  Though specifically designed for parents, these activities can generally be done by any caring adult with a child of divorce.

Specific details and ideas are included for each of the types of activities which include:

  • Drawing Pictures
  • Conversation Starters
  • Communicating from a Difference
  • Reading and Writing Stories
  • Playing Together
  • Making a Personal History Time Line
  • Exercising
  • Making a Time Capsule



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