Help empower kids to make good choices with a positive mindset.
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Tyler and Zuri's Bad NewsThe slideshow presents a story about how Tyler and Zuri react to not getting their turns on the playground equipment after school. Tyler pouts and kicks a ball, while Zuri decides to calm down by taking some deep breaths.
Motivate Your Mood
Explain mood: Feelings put you in a mood, and your mood is either “I will” (make a fit choice), or “I won’t” (make a fit choice).
Explain that “I won’t” usually leads to poor choices, however you can decide to motivate your “I won’t” mood to "I will" and make a fit choice.
Check for understanding: How do you motivate an "I won't" mood?
Check Your MoodStudents turn and talk about a time when they felt disappointed. Next, they name a fit choice or identify an adult they can go to for help to make a fit choice.
Time: 20 Minutes