Grade: Elementary
Subject: other

#2510. Counseling

, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Mar 7 10:19:41 PST 2002 by Tandy Braid (
Page County, Luray, VA
Materials Required: see lesson
Activity Time: 30 minutes
Concepts Taught: Bullying and being Mean

Lesson- Being Mean
Materials Needed: Book A Cure for the Meanies by Tom Dunsmuir and coloring sheet.
Read book aloud
Questions regarding reading:
Have you ever stopped to notice when you're mean and lose your head, that the feeling you
created starts to grow... and then to spread?
WHo starts the bad or negative feelings in Balloony town?
Hopalong Happily's ballon gets broken first- how do you think he felt when this happened?
Can other people's actions change our moods?
How did things change in Balloony town?
WHen you share things does it make you feel better?
Can nice feelings spread as fast as bad ones?
WHat did they give to the witch?
What did they tell her about good choices vs bad choices?
Activity- Coloring sheet