Sign for the front door while kids are working on homework/chores. Some days it's amazing we get anything done with the stream of friends at the front door constantly begging for the boys to come outside. This might help.
Give client a copy of the emotion wheel. Have them write above each of the eight sections an emotion they have felt over the last few days, week, etc. Instruct client to come up with a color/picture to decorate each section of the wheel to match the emotion they listed. List of processing questions on link.