Helping children recognize that they're just a thought away from changing their day

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Tossing Around More Than a Thought

Interested in starting at the beginning? This program consists of 8 activities that add up to 198 thought provoking slides to help you do just that. Activity 1: “Where Do Feelings Come From?” (17 slides) starts with you matching feelings and ends with you finding the answer to this question. In activity 2: “What’s On Your Mind?” (5 slides, 8 matches on each slide) you will read each situation and see if you can figure out what you or others may think. In activity 3: “How Do Your Thoughts Make You Feel?” (15 slides) you will take a look at the facial expressions shown on the illustrations and choose wisely from the sentences beneath. In activity 4: “What Do You Do With Your Feelings? (50 slides); here, you will look at each picture and decide what someone might do. In activity 5: “From Thoughts to Feelings to Behaviors” (30 slides) you will unscramble sentences outlining a thought, feeling and behavior. In activity 6: “Behaviors Lead to Consequences” (36 slides) you read the sentence in each shape and then match the behavior to its consequence. In activity 7: “Train of Thought” (25 slides) try your best to put the situation, thought, feeling, behavior and consequence in the correct order. Finally, in activity 8: “Train of Thoughts” (20 slides) you will see that just one situation can result in a variety of thoughts, feelings, behaviors and consequences. For our purposes, there are 4 possible outcomes for each situation (on each slide). So try your best to find every sequence.

Tossing Around More Than a Thought  

Still Program Files $85.
Animated Program Files $110.


Tossing Around Iffy Thoughts

Interested in learning only about Iffy Thoughts?  This program consists of 4 activities that add up to 108 whimsical slides to help you do just that.  Activity 1:  “Iffy Thoughts” (13 slides), introduces you to a fun way of learning about these thoughts by thinking in idioms.  In activity 2:  “Targeting Iffy Thoughts” (3 slides, 13 questions in each slide), you will try your hand at a game that we call “Stop That Picture Part 1”.  Here you will be introduced to swiftly moving pictures and 3 options.  Do your best to stop each picture and match it to its title, definition and example.  Activity 3:  “Searching for Iffy Thoughts” (30 slides), gives you an iffy thought couched in a sentence and allows you to choose from up to 6 thoughts as possible answers.  It’s your job to read each sentence and choose the best match.  Activity 4:  “Expanding Your View of Iffy Thoughts” (26 slides), offers two parts.  In part 1, you will match 5 words or phrases to the thought and in part 2, you will be presented with 5 words or phrases and up to 6 thoughts to choose from.  

Tossing Around Iffy Thoughts  

Still Program Files $85.
Animated Program Files $110.

Tossing Around Witty Thoughts

Interested in learning only about Witty Thoughts?  This program consists of 4 activities that add up to 100 amusing slides to help you do just that.  Activity 1:  “Witty Thoughts” (10 slides), shows you a fun way of learning about these thought by thinking in idioms.  In activity 2:  “Targeting Witty Thoughts (3 slides, 10 questions in each slide), you will try your hand at a game we call “Stop That Picture Part 2”.  Here you will see swiftly moving pictures.  You will stop each picture and match it to its title, definition and example.  Activity 3:  “Exploring Witty Thoughts” (30 slides) gives you a sentence and allows you to choose from up to 6 thoughts as possible answers.  Activity 4:  “Witty Quotes” (30 slides) offers you witty thoughts couched in humorous and relatable situations that are sure to make you smile.  

Tossing Around Witty Thoughts  

Still Program Files $85.
Animated Program Files $110.


Tossing Around Even More Iffy and Witty Thoughts

Can’t get enough of iffy and witty thoughts?  This program consists of 7 activities that up to 147 slides that are humorous and entertaining to help you do just that.  Activity 1:  “Iffy Thoughts” (13 slides), introduces you to a fun way of learning about annoying thoughts by thinking in idioms.  In activity 2:  “Targeting Iffy Thoughts” (3 slides, 13 questions in each slide), you will try your hand at a game we call “Stop That Picture Part 1”.  Here you will see swiftly moving pictures.  It’s your job to stop each picture and match it to its title, definition and example.  Activity 3:  “Witty Thoughts” (10 slides), shows you a fun way of learning about these thoughts by thinking in idioms.  Activity 4:  “Targeting Witty Thoughts” (3 slides, 10 questions in each slide), revisits the game “Stop That Picture” but now uses witty instead of iffy thoughts (Part 2).  In activity 5:  “Iffy and Witty Thoughts” (23 slides), you will guess the hidden thought title.  This activity starts by guessing the type of thought (iffy or witty) and finishes with you guessing the thought title.  In activity 6:  “More Iffy and Witty Thoughts” (7 slides, 8 questions in each slide), you will see how quickly you can go from an iffy to a witty thought.  Be careful, you will need to spell the missing word quickly and correctly.  Activity 7:  “Even More Iffy and Witty Thoughts” (25 slides), gives you an opportunity to put together everything you’ve learned.  As you read various stories on such topics as:  school, family, friends and more, notice the thoughts at the bottom of the page and choose the correct ones that best complete each sentence.

Tossing Around Even More Iffy and Witty Thoughts  

Still Program Files $110.
Animated Program Files $135.

Set of 46 colorfully illustrated idiom cards also available for purchase

Reinforce skills by playing games such as concentration and other card games $35.
Animated Program Files $110.

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P.O. Box 437, West Islip, NY 11795

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