Objective: When I start to lose control of myself, I need to ______.
God I Need to Talk to You About My Bad Temper by Dan Carr
Sheet available in the Bible Activity Workbook
- Glue broken crackers, thinned cotton balls, or small white pompoms on the ground as manna.
- With a dot marker, add "manna" on the ground.
Although the Bible doesn't tell us exactly what manna was, the recipe for Manna Cookies has a fun name despite the proper ingredients.
Gather Food from God
One morning surprise the child by placing cotton balls on the floor of a room. Discuss the story and then have the child gather the "manna" and glue it onto the Basket Printable.
Self-control is one of the hardest traits for young children to develop. To change poor behavior, the child must be equipped with a better choice. Help the child come up with an acceptable solution to screaming, throwing a fit, and pouting. Then work with the child to incorporate this positive behavior into his life. The Kibbles Rockin' Clubhouse DVD helps a child learn to take deep breaths and count to gain control. Read more...
Role play daily situation about self-control using stuffed animals. Talk about what you may want to do vs. what you should do in various situations. Also discuss good choices & bad choices throughout the week.