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I homeschool my two boys, one with special needs, with a focus on social emotional growth and project based learning.

I homeschool my two boys, one with special needs, with a focus on social emotional growth and project based learning.
Building Self Esteem: I'm Proud of Myself
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Building Self Esteem: I'm Proud of Myself

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I’m Proud of Myself is a great worksheet and ice breaker for all kids, particularly those struggling with self esteem and works for all ages, from young children through teens. All students can benefit from a quick 5-10 minute worksheet that gives them a pat on the back for accomplishments both big and small.
Whole Body Listening Game and Visuals
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Whole Body Listening Game and Visuals

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Whole Body Listening provides a matching games, checklist and classroom visual to help students become aware of what whole body listening looks and and to provide visual reminders that focus on how different parts of our body show our listener that we are paying attention.
I Have An Idea! Cooperative Play Scenarios
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I Have An Idea! Cooperative Play Scenarios

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I Have An Idea! Is an interactive activity developed to enhance social emotional awareness. Four scenarios play out through task cards, puzzles and outcome cards, walking children through the process of incorporating others’ ideas into play. In each scenario, the child starts by playing alone. Another child joins in and add to play. Scenario cards work as social stories, outlining the situation. Children then piece together a visual puzzle based on the social story (reading skills are not necessary). Outcome cards detail the benefits of cooperative play and the enjoyment in incorporating others’ thoughts and ideas.
Identifying Feelings and Emotions Activity & Game
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Identifying Feelings and Emotions Activity & Game

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Identifying Feelings and Emotions is a no prep, fun game with a dice that features various emotions. Students can make the emotion that they roll or tell the teacher something that makes them feel that way. Once they have a grasp of emotions and feelings, there are corresponding worksheets that help students get in touch with how their body reacts to feelings certain emotions. Activity and game heighten emotional awareness and awareness of others’ feelings.
Self Regulation Toolbox
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Self Regulation Toolbox

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The Self Regulation Toolbox is a great resource for children struggling with self control. This tangible toolbox is a no prep activity that allows children to decorate their own tangible toolbox and fill it with the self regulation tools provided . Features eight self regulation tools on note cards that will fill the toolbox plus additional blank tool cards for students to fill out if they have specific self regulation techniques. Serves as a visual reminder and can live on the edge of a desk.