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When a child is unfriendly in class, they have to pick a random act of kindness. This is a great tool for redirection than disciplining and compliments the kindness tree.

Draw a maze on a large plastic bottle. Put a magnet inside and have the child use another magnet to get the inside magnet out following the maze.

Quiet Critters - when you decide it's important for students to be quiet, pass out the quiet critters. Take them away from students who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use. cute!

101 Positive Affirmations for Students- Love these! I often like to close a session out with a self-affirmation. Fun to have a student pick one at random at the end of the session. I ADORED when my son's 3rd grade teacher let me type an affirmation for the day for the WHOLE year for the class. They started each day with that. Some teachers make such a difference!

Random Acts of Kindness - Activities ... We did this last year as a class, I think my group this year would like and be able to do this

Living Skills Connection: Promoting R.A.K. - Random Acts of Kindness. Beginning of Phys.Ed year, ensure students are acting with kindness by promoting RAK! Must connect with TrueSport Principles of "giving back". Great Free Resource :)

The Privilege Jar - This is an excellent idea for rewarding extremely good behavior and reinforcing that character traits you want to develop. _ I can also imagine a Consequences Jar. Level of consequences on color coded car. When they need discipline have the child pull a consequences card in the color code that is appropriate for the action

Class Compliments....this free resource has a cover page for the end of the year, but without the cover, it's perfect for ANY time. There's a character trait list, "how to give a compliment" anchor chart, and sheets for kids to write compliments to one another.

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Sensory Hacks to Calm an Angry Child

Hacks for Angry Child

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21 Creative Consequences

21 creative consequences for disobedient children...really great!

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Watch how an act of kindness can spread amongst people

"Kindness Boomerang". music by Matisyahu. This is what life should be all about, spreading love and kindness.

Story Sticks: Children pick one from each pile: A place, a problem, a person, and then they write or tell a story from the sticks.

A fun and simple way to teach children how to read and write those words that just don't "play fair" + some great links....