Thumball is a soft stuffed ball to throw, roll, or pass in a circle or randomly. Catch it! Look under your thumb. Respond to the prompt. Kids absolutely love this interactive tool that will get them talking and sharing. Without even knowing it, you will be encouraging the use of interpersonal skills including taking turns, eye contact, listening, responding, valuing similarities and respecting individual differences. There are 32 panels for each 4″-6″ stuffed poly-cotton ball.
Players respond to prompts around the topic of bullying. Discussions may include what student can say to a bully what it feels like to be bullied what are the results of bullying and how bystanders help. This offers a fun way to discuss a serious topic that affects many students. This game can encourage students to talk openly about how bullying affects them and others at their school This can encourage victims of bullying to speak out and for bullies and bystanders to share their perspectives as well. Students are invited to share suggestions and ideas while other students learn to listen and respect the opinions of their peers.