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First, teacher blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, she challenges 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 the lesson again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."
[Tip] When managing a large class, it is difficult to attend to all students at once. If there is a behavioral issue, have the student sit in the "counseling corner" and answer the questions on this poster. You can continue the discussion about the event after the reflection.
Teacher Tipster - "Bubble Poppin' Behavior". Great lesson to teach/demonstrate self-control at the beginning of the school year!
"Every act of self control leads to a sense of self-respect and self confidence and eventually self esteem." Dr. Abraham Low M.D.