What kid do you know who doesn’t love a good old fashioned fortune teller? This paper craft game will not only have your students begging to play more, but will also help them step into their power as they identify and reflect on what’s in their control, the kind of choices they can make, and the steps they can take.
➝ 4 do-it-yourself, customizable & colorable fortune tellers
➝ 4 ready-to-go fortune tellers, in both color and black and white
➝ The top 50 “Things I Can Control” Lists containing 50 different statements (versions for both younger and older kids ) that students can refer to when designing their own, unique cootie catcher.
➝ Assembly Instructions and Directions on How to Play.
➝ Lesson Plan for classroom and guidance lessons. Aligned with ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors
➝ The “What Are Your Choices” ready-made
fortune teller is perfect to use in solution-focused counseling sessions or student-teacher-parent conferences for goal-oriented conversations.
Why Teach About Choices Each Person Has Control Over?
Recognizing what is in our control helps young (and older!) people cultivate a strong internal locus of control and sense of self-efficacy, which are important building blocks for self-esteem, compassion towards self and others, having a growth mindset, and creating plans to work towards goals, hopes, and dreams. Plus, when we can identify what really is in our control, we can focus our energy that to create change, as compared to wasting on things that is out of our power.
Ways to Use These “Things I Can Control “Fortune Tellers
Use these “Things I Can Control” fortune tellers as part of your social skills, wellbeing, growth mindset, and social and emotional curriculum. Not only fun for classroom lessons, these fortune tellers are also great for school counselors and therapists to use in small groups and individual counseling sessions.
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