First, blow some bubbles and, as expected, the kids 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.
Pull a name stick to be the "mystery person" for the day. At the end of the day the "mystery person" gets a reward if they were well-behaved and they go on the "wall of fame." If not, the name is put back to try again, but not revealed.
The author posted this great idea of a calming caddy. It is filled with different sensory objects to help students calm down when getting frustrated. She includes things such as stress balls, calming glitter jar, play dough and notebook and crayons.
\We all have a student that seems to set the temperature for the rest of the class. That student who doesn't respond to your Tier 1 classroom behavior plan. I have created charts for such a student that might need to work on specific behavior goals.
Don't Squeal Unless It's a BIG Deal.First saw this book at a professional development last year. Great book to use if you are experiencing a problem with "tattletales" in your classroom. *I NEED THIS FOR MY CLASSROOM*