Quick Tip: Teaching Kids How to Open Food Packages. "Milk cartons, yogurt cups, snack bags, bananas…all of them take some serious fine motor skills, motor planning, and strength to open! How many of you are still opening packages for your children?"
This was a powerful shift in my life and one I need to rekindle when jealous feelings start to sneak in. Instead of comparing my life to others’ I began seeing others’ blessings as my own. I began being grateful for the joy in others’ lives.
I have far too many classes to do this with and my kids wouldnt appreciate it from a student teacher, at least not in class time. But, for those of you with the same class throughout the year and with younger kids, this is a great idea to show them that you appreciate each and every one of them.