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.
This fun discussion starter provides opportunities for kids to discuss how to bounce back when difficult situations arise. Covers building self-esteem, reaching goals, overcoming adversity, recognizing the good even in the midst of difficulties, and more.
|Audience:||Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)|