Thumball is a soft stuffed ball to throw, roll, or pass in a circle or randomly. Catch it! Look under your thumb. Respond to the prompt. Kids absolutely love this interactive tool that will get them talking and sharing. Without even knowing it, you will be encouraging the use of interpersonal skills including taking turns, eye contact, listening, responding, valuing similarities and respecting individual differences.
Team Building Thumbal players read and respond to prompts around the meaning and importance of working together as a team. Topics include traits of a good team member, motivating a group, recognizing traits that can weaken a team, and more. This is a fun way to encourage leadership qualities, promote discussion about teamwork and allow for self-growth.
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Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Middle School Students provides teachers, school counsellors, social workers and psychologists with tools to assist students in grades 6-8 with better impulse control. Lessons address the multiple areas that are affected by impulsivity such as academics emotions problem-solving social skills and romantic relationships. Expanding on existing evidenced-based practices for decreasing impulsivity lessons provide specific engaging activities and worksheets to use with groups or individuals. The activities are designed to teach students how to: Understand the value of impulse control Use patience and tolerance Anticipate consequences... More info
*Bucket Filling Promotion* *Story Form* The Bucket Squad offers an unique approach to teaching and reinforcing positive social behaviours in children. It provides a curriculum inspired by the work of Carol McCloud who wrote the highly acclaimed book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. Carol who is also affectionately known as “The Bucket Lady” has written the “Forward” included in this book. The Bucket Squad book provides 10 targeted lessons and activities to help children learn and sharpen their social skills. The curriculum is... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $19.80* *Reduced by 20% - Now $15.80* In the 2nd edition of this book Dakota friendly wolf teaches children lessons about life using experiences he had with other animals. After hearing Dakota tell about a challenging event in his life the leader stops the story before hearing Dakota's solution to the problem. During Paws Times children work together in small groups called Wolf Packs to brainstorm ideas listen to others and think of the best possible solutions to Dakota's challenge. After each Wolf Pack... More info