First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, he 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. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."
Great idea! "Brain Sprinkles"! from Dr. Jean. It is an old coffee creamer bottle with the label removed. Fill the bottle with about two tablespoons of rice. Put a piece of plastic wrap under the lid and glue the lid. Everyone will get a little sprinkle before our "Circle Time" begins! From the idea genius of "quiet spray"! Check out her blog!