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 experienced in one's body, and will explore strategies on managing that stress.
Materials Required: pencil and paper
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Self-Management.'
This lesson cross-references with M 1. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
MW3: Mental Wellbeing - how to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.
MW4: Mental Wellbeing - how to judge whether what they are feeling and how they are behaving is appropriate and proportionate.
MW5: Mental Wellbeing - the benefits of physical exercise, time outdoors, community participation, voluntary and service-based activity on mental wellbeing and happiness.
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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...