Stop the Drama Thumball
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.
Players are encouraged to discuss interpersonal drama, how it starts, how it can lead to many different kinds of problems for oneself and others, and what they can do to prevent or deal with it. Topics include drama as it relates to bullying, jealousy, real and fake friendships, texting/tweeting/instagrams, labeling and more.