Clean Up Your Mess
Boris spilled paint on Amber's toys ... They got into an argument and now are not talking. In this lesson Dave and Boris explore forgiveness and basic restorative practice. Boris eventually learns the role he can play in harm reparation and cleans up his mess to show Amber that he is serious about restoring their friendship.
Materials Required: bowl, dirty coins, vinegar, salt, and a kitchen towel
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Relationship Skills.'
This lesson cross-references with B-SMS 1. B-SS 2. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
CF4: Caring Friendships - that most friendships have ups and downs, and that these can often be worked through so that the friendship is repaired or even strengthened
CF5: Caring Friendships - managing conflict
Up Next in Unit 3 - Don't Hold on to What's Wrong!
H.A.L.T. Right Where You Are
Boris is Hungry, Angry, a little Late, and Tired (HALT). Also totally unrelated, he's feeling stressed... Dave teaches Boris the HALT technique - to take a moment to step back and take care of some basic physical needs before moving on. In this lesson children will learn that stress can be experi...
The Emotions Express
Boris is emotional... Are emotions controllable or do emotions control you? Dave and Boris talk about healthy ways of expressing themselves without imploding. In this lesson children will learn self-monitoring and how to express their emotions in a constructive manner.
Materials Required: pencil...