Courage Activities

Courage Activities Next Activity Show the class a piece of paper and a paperback book. Stand the paper on its edge and challenge the class to make the paper hold up the book. See if they can come up with a way to make this happen. The trick is to tightly roll the...

Flexibility Activities

Flexibility Activities Next Activity Pinwheels demonstrate the concept of flexibility (a pinwheel that doesn’t turn will tear) and being anchored (pinwheels must be fastened securely or they will blow away). Visit https://www.instructables.com/id/Pinwheel/ for...

Alertness Activities

Alertness Activities Next Activity You will need a clear glass jar filled with water. You will also need food coloring, (a bold color is best) and bleach. (I suggest that you practice this first to determine how much bleach you will need so that you can bring in the...

Humility Activities

Humility Activities Next Activity Divide into groups of 6 or 8 – it must be an even number. Ask each group to stand in a circle holding hands and count off in order, one, two, one, two. Instruct all the #1s to lean forward while the #2s lean back. To make sure...

Enthusiasm Activities

Enthusiasm Activities Next Activity Start this activity with a discussion of the meaning of this phrase. It can refer to what makes you excited or what you find easy to be enthusiastic about. Give an example of something that you are enthusiastic about. Now divide the...

Tolerance Activities

Tolerance Activities Next Activity Stand in front of the seated classroom. Announce that you are going to make it rain in the classroom. It is important that no one speak during this activity to get the full effect of the rainstorm. Stand at one side of the classroom....