How can you deal with Space Invader? This was me and my brothers joke after we saw it, I was the abominable snowman and I'd run around hugging and squeezing him. And it went amazingly well! Just call on your Superflex skills! The lesson focuses on undertand the power of brain and explore flexible thinking. We can calm our bodies by tightening all of our muscles and breathing in, than releasing all our muscles and breathing out. This curriculum provides ways children can begin to reflect on their own thinking and behavior and introduces a superhero and characters Unthinkables that embody different behaviors that we all experience. They had trouble seeing social deficits in themselves but could easily identify them in others.
The characters on the companion poster, Superflex Thinkables, represent the pro-social learning powers and related expected behaviors experienced as children are guided well through our Superflex curriculum. Yes, thinking creatively is one of my strengths, but I also have 16 years of experience to draw upon and, most importantly, 1 the belief that I can do it and 2 a procedural tactic. He makes it hard for you to think about what the group is doing and talking about. We put up all our bricks and asked for help from Superflex to defeat all of our worries. See more ideas about Personal space, Social thinking and Teaching social skills. We know that we all worry sometimes, but to worry all the time does not help our brains grow big and strong.
Space Invader will make you get too close to other people. This book covers some of the terms that are introduced in Social Thinking and is a great place to start. Listen to the words they say maybe nicely, maybe in a mean way. These terms are used throughout the day to both reinforce and acknowledge flexible thinking and as a reminder about how we might have to be if our day's schedule changes. Fifteen minutes later, and ready for the group, with scribbled ideas that will form the basis of lessons and activities in following sessions. Each of the Unthinkables has a fun name that children can easily use to identify common behaviors that cause them to have social struggles.
This activity was a great additional introduction to the Unthinkable characters. The students that I used the program with are very visual learners. I wanted to use videos to help the students understand the different behaviors of the Unthinkable characters. Watch out social detectives; Rock Brain is in Resourceville! We thought up some really good strategies though to help us defeat Glass Man. Superflex Posters 2-Pack Our two new Superflex posters are the perfect visual tools to guide students in using their superflexible social thinking and learning the concepts and strategies taught in our Superflex: A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum.
Here are just a few resources I found when I searched this afternoon. Superflex Thinkables Poster Thinkables are being seen around Social Town everywhere now as children are learning to use their superflexible thinking strategies to defeat their Unthinkables. Rock Brain Makes people get stuck on their ideas. We have practiced very hard to keep Brain Eater out of our brains and to keep focused on the things that are most important! Adults and kids alike have been telling them for years, over and over, to stay in their own space bubble, not to touch people, etc. I'd totally deal with them in order to gain my personal space! I wish the program had more carryover pieces. But thanks to our Mayors in Resourceville we came up with some strategies.
I hope you find this collection of Unthinkables Videos helpful in your therapy room. Superflex Versus Rock Brain Rock Brain makes us get stuck on topics and do only what we want. Glass Man is one of the Unthinkables. Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization which also produces Pinky Dinky Doo, The Electric Company, and other programs for children around the world. This activity focuses on the role of the brain. Or you find out that an assembly was scheduled without you knowing it and you have to move a class or group to an earlier time.
Superflex is the social hero! People might think it is weird and want to get away from you. Worry Wall may make us feel nervous or unsure about trying new things, going to new places, or changes in our routine or plans. Description: Brain Eater makes you get distracted. Un-Wonderer Keeps people from thinking about others. You used your Superflex powers to defeat Space Invader!! Not only did we practice seeing what our personal space looks like using hula hoops, but we also created our own space men to hang up in the hallway.
This shield can be physically placed onto the item that is being a distractor. The Unthinkables represent some of the many social learning challenges our kids face with the poster depicting our 14 original characters, their names and anti-social powers. This goal fit perfectly under the umbrella of social thinking, and our group was ready to move on to a new unit. This introduces the students to Superflex and the Unthinkables. The concept needed to be broken down. I will get to do this later or another time.