Lesson idea for self-control- First, blow some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, challenge them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. You can refer back to this again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."
"My Emotional Thermometer" was created to help teachers teach younger children to learn to recognize their own escalation cycle, an important step in developing emotional regulation skills. Re-Pinned by Liberty Speech Associates LLC