Playdough Imprints. Texture and Pattern Exploration
Although this seems like a younger child's activity, this teaches students how imprints are made on coins. Students will push anything with texture, like coins, onto the play-dough and see what imprints they make.
Impulse control. Student molds play-doh into anything for 1 minute then changes it and makes something new. Then hand them a rock to change. Reminder that some things we can control, and others we can't