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This hilarious game requires people to follow verbal diretions… All you need are sturdy paper plates and pens for each player. The host tells the players to put their paper plate on their head. Then the host will give a series of instructions for the players to draw on their paper plates (that are on their heads) without looking.

A SUPER FUN CHRISTMAS GAME

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The Play Lady: Care Tags

The Play Lady: Care Tags

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Worry Board - a great visual for seeing how kids rate their worries/problems from week to week.

Worry Board - The School Counseling Files

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Self esteem activities for girls

Toolkit & Resources for The Dove® Movement for Self-Esteem

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Minute to Win It – Tween Challenge | Tween Craft Ideas for Mom and Daughter While holding a craft stick in your mouth, player must stack 6 dice on top of each other on the end and hold for 3 seconds.

Index of 53 group games (ice breakers, team-building games, etc.) that are great for promoting unity, teamwork, camaraderie, or for teaching valuable lessons. Instructions, rules, variations, etc., are included.

A Teacher's Bag of Tricks: Ice Breaker: Human Knot

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The gift tree. Memories and character traits from loved ones who have passed are gifts. Elementary students each made a gift tree in our grief group.

Organize games in stackable plastic drawer bins with labels. No more missing game pieces from torn up boxes!

Game Closet Organization - Raising Lemons | Raising Lemons

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Skittles get to know you game: Everyone takes as many as they want. For every red skittle, you tell embarrassing moments or memorable moments in your life. For every orange skittle, you tell a goal that you have. For every purple skittle, you tell an achievement. For every yellow skittle, you tell about a hobby or interest that you have. For every green skittle, you tell about your "favorites." This could be your favorite food, your favorite vacation, your favorite brand of lip gloss..etc.

Skittles get to know you game

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Love these ideas for teaching kids to relax! So important in our technology-focused, go-go-go society.

Restorative Yoga for Children - Shivaya Naturals

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Girls group closing activity: Buy the first letter of each girls name along with different colored paint pens. Have the girls pass letters to each other and write something about each member on their letter that describes them.

This is a super cool idea! Put some objects in the bag, and let kids pull one out to tell the next part of the story! Some kids would REALLY look forward to this! Adapt for music- songwriting, creative play, dramatics

Serendipity from Jewels : Story Bags

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Sassy School Counselor: Banana Splits (divorce group activity)

Sassy School Counselor: Banana Splits

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Word Collection Jars - I adore this! Pull 10 words from the jar and create a story using all 10 words! Would be great to use for a group.

Word Collection Jars

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My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative. Could adapt this for an end of year activity - 3 things I loved about this year/ 3 best friends etc.

Sassy School Counselor: Banana Splits (divorce group activity)

Sassy School Counselor: Banana Splits

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The Privilege Jar: Students create privileges! This might help encourage positive behavior when "spring fever" hits!!

The Creative Apple: The Privilege Jar

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