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Anger Alternatives Game, Social Skills Activity E-Book, Self Control Contract (free printable)

“Don’t Get Mad!” – The Anger Alternatives Game 

Download this game FREE here: Dont_Get_Mad

  • All you need other than the FREE printable are some players and a penny.
  • You toss a penny and depending on where the penny lands you need to respond to numbered scenarios.
  • Each response is worth 1 point. A child can choose to skip a response and get 0 points on that turn. 5 points wins the game!

101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills: A Ready to Use, Reproducible Activity book  

– written by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Download this Activity Book FREE here: 101_Ways_Teach_Children_Social_Skills

  • A Worksheet is included with each activity in this book Here is a list of Topics and their accompanying activities that are included in this E-Book:
  • Communicating: Something Special About me; My Special Interests; My Values; Introducing Yourself; Remembering Names; Getting to Know One Person; Getting to Know Each other; Giving A Compliment; We Have Something in Common; Giving A Compliment; Accepting a Compliment
  • Non Verbal Communication: Tone of Voice; Voice Volume; Making Eye Contact; Facial Expressions; Gestures; Personal Space; Use of Touch; Posture; Interpreting Body Language; Identifying Emotions; How You Look
  • Being a Part of a Group: Joining a Group; Meeting New People; Asking Questions; Sharing; Cooperating; Following Rules; Making Decisions together; Being a good Sport; Fostering Group Identity; Accepting Differences; My Role Model; True Friends; Understanding Cliques
  • Expressing Your Feelings: IdentifyingFeelings; Talking about your Feelings; I-Messages; Empathy; Self-Talk; Mixed Emotions; Self Control; Dealing with Anger Toward Others; Dealing with Another Person’s Anger; Handling Change
  • Caring About Yourself and Others: Seeking Help from Adults; Understanding the Impact of Your Behavior on Others; Caring About Others; Showing Interest in Others; Prosocial Behavior; Kindness; Kindness Cards; Giving Advice; Responding to Positive Advice; Being a Friend; Borrowing; Respecting Others; Offering Help to Others; Depending on Others
  • Problem Solving: Identifying Problem-Causing Behaviors; Refocusing Your Attitude; Brainstorming; Finding Alternative Solutions; Deciding on the Best Solution; Learning from Mistakes; Thinking before Acting; Making Wise Choices; Accepting Consequences; Group Problem Solving
  • Listening – A two Way Street: Hearing or Listening?; Listening During a Conversation; Listening for Information; Following Instructions; Reflective Listening; Active Listening; Positive Feedback
  • Standing Up for Yourself: Feeling Good about Yourself; Creating Positive Attitude; Sticking Up for Yourself; Pat Yourself on the Back; Sticking Up for Yourself; Being Bullied; Avoiding Fights; Dealing with Teasing; Identifying stress; Group Pressure; Learning to Say NO; Releasing Anger Safely; Rights and Responsibilities; Being Assertive
  • Managing Conflict: What is Conflict; My Personal Conflicts; It Takes Two; Apologizing; Knowing When to Resolve Conflicts; Resolving Conflicts Calmly; Compromising; Win-Win Solutions; Negotiating; Peer Mediation; Fair Fighting; Positive and Negative Outcomes

Behavior Self Control Contract

Download this worksheet FREE here: behavior-self-control-contract

Some children need extra work on certain behavior problems that cause them to lose some of their self-control. This helps kids take a time out from trying situations, use inside voices, think about choices before responding to parents, siblings and teachers, and how to think about feelings and emotions.

Related Links on the Blog:
  • Click Here for a Post with More “Get to Know You Games” ~ free printable board game & All About Me Worksheets!
  • Click Here for Feelings Tic-Tac-Toe Game (free printable)
  • Click Here for Details on Playing Pictionary for Family Game Night
  • Click Here for my post containing many FREE printable Feeling Charts.
  • Click Here for my post containing many FREE Emotion Cards.
  • Click Here for 3 free worksheets/activities teach kids emotional mental health skills (chutes & ladders to teach rewards/consequences; journal prompts for boys – summer theme & Lego Activity practice following directions)
  • Click Here for Operation Game used to teach kids Social Emotional Skills (free printable cards)
  • Click Here for Uno Dare Card game with an extra twist to make it into a Family Bonding Game!
  • Click Here for Anger Alternatives Game “Don’t Get Mad” (free printable – all you need is a penny & players!)


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