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 read and respond to prompts related to coping skills for dealing with stress and anxiety. Discussions include what stress and anxiety are and when they could be good, or bad for you. Other prompts encourage discussion about best ways to handle several types of stress and anxiety, and more.