New Product :: Social Emotional “I Can Cards”

Even though social workers and counselors aren’t required by most schools to use common core in their individual and group counseling sessions, there has been a huge push in the educational community for states to adopt Social Emotional Learning standards … Continue reading

New Product :: Fall Social-Emotional Activity Pack

I’m really excited to announce the arrival of my new Fall Social-Emotional Activity Pack! I already have ┬áHoliday and Spring Social-Emotional Packs in my store, so I knew I wanted to add a Fall pack too. This one was specifically … Continue reading

New Product :: Escape from Anger Volcano Game

I am so excited to share this new product with you all. Recently, I’ve really gotten into making social-emotional games like my Social Skills Land and Social Superstar Games. My students love playing them all and I’ve found that they’ve … Continue reading

New(ish) Product :: Anger and Coping Skills Bingo Game

One of the lessons I find myself teaching constantly is about coping skills. Whether I was working with kids who had difficulty managing stress or kids who got into trouble frequently for fighting with others or arguing with teachers, the … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Strateges From a Former Headstrong Child (and Currently Headstrong Adult)

People think I’m crazy when I tell them that my favorite students to work with are those with Oppositional Defiant Disorder, but I’ll tell you why! As a child, I sent my parents through the ringer – I tested limits, … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Free Movie Clips

Ever been in that moment when you’ve got a super visually-oriented or antsy group? (I know….NEVER, right?) I don’t know about you, but I just don’t have the time or memory to scale youtube or my own personal movie stash … Continue reading

New(ish) Product :: Cause & Effect Lesson Pack

My students often have a difficult time thinking about cause and effect – especially when related to their behavior, so I created these activities help them learn cause and effect using fun school-related situations and home and community events. It … Continue reading

New Product :: Problem Solving Lesson Pack

I don’t know about you, but many of my students have NO idea how to be assertive. They either receive discipline referrals for screaming, swearing, punching, or throwing things, or are constantly victims of bullying and have a hard time … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Silly Sludge

Holy cow…I found this recipe on Pinterest today and COULDN’T resist posting it. If I had everything in my house I needed, I’d be making it right now….yes…on a Sunday night! I’m pretty sure my mom used to make this … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Time Out Bottle

I came across this the other day and I think it just a fantastic idea! These bottles are very easy to make, and you can get full directions here. Basically, you fill plastic bottles with fun things. Then, when a … Continue reading