This practical, innovative resource for teachers of 9-12 year olds who exhibit difficult behavior helps children safely address typical difficulties through activities and group discussion.
Learning to Relax
Warm-Up Activity – ‘Moving Places’
In this game the students are asked to change places within the circle if they are wearing, thinking or feeling certain things. For example, if the facilitator says, ‘Change places if you are wearing something white’, then all those who are wearing something white will have to change places. This can then be further adapted, e.g. change places if you are feeling sad today, change places if you lost your temper last week, change places if you managed to use an anger management strategy. Obviously this is not only useful for reinforcing skills and strategies that the students have developed but is also a fun game in which they can become more aware of each other's ...