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Play Mood Charades! Activity - Tone, mood and emotion are very subjective and hard to explain. Spend some time first just talking with your child about it. Mood is probably the easiest one to figure out. Ask him to describe what a bad mood would look and sound like, and then a good mood. He should be able to give you a pretty good explanation of each.

This game of "Mood Charades" helps students to identify emotions which is important in perspective taking, as well as targets reading and communication skills.

The Gratitude Game is a fun family activity for Thanksgiving. Get kids thinking about all they are thankful for! via @karyntripp

With Thanksgiving heading our way, I love to do things to remind my kids of the many blessings we have. There is so much in our lives to be thankful for. I created this little Gratitude Game to play with them, and we have been having loads of fun with it!

Cup Challenge - groups work together to stack cups in a pyramid using string and a rubber band.

Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.

My kids LOVE m&m's, they may or may not be used frequently as a bribe in our household. I found this idea on Pinterest and it's been ...

M&Ms Feelings Activity. The same color concept could be adapted to several other activities (for example a game of candy land with a similar color concept with the expressive activities).

My kids LOVE m&m's, they may or may not be used frequently as a bribe in our household. I found this idea on Pinterest and it's been ...

M&Ms Feelings Activity. The same color concept could be adapted to several other activities (for example a game of candy land with a similar color concept with the expressive activities).

Use Spelling BINGO as an alternative to spelling tic-tac-toes. Like this idea to mix things up. Students must choose one activity from each column.

EDITABLE * This Spelling BINGO resource is designed for use over the course of one week, and can be used as ELA center work or given as homework. There are 7 templates included: Template A - Template F, and one blank template for