Think about a time when a student said something that came across as rude or crass. Designed to have a high play value for children lacking the ability to communicate by employing a filter, "Tame The Monster" will help children transform their lack of filtering to effective communication; a lifelong social skill. While specific disorders such as autism prevent many children from adequately filtering their statements, it is possible to make changes. "Tame The Monster" activities and games provide practice to help children learn the fine art of "filtering" so it eventually becomes a habit!
*Phrase Card Sort - 100 Phrase Cards to read and sort as either "Okay To Say" or "Filter Out."
*Role-Play Phrases - Read selected phrases and take on the role of someone who lacks a filter, gradually adding more complex or potentially hurtful statements. Brainstorm positive and appropriate statements/filters to replace negative statements.
*Tame The Monster Target Game
*How Do You Really Feel Today? Poster
*How Do You Really Feel Today? Target Tracker
*27 Reproducible Worksheets
*All activities, games and worksheets are designed to be flexible and interchangeable with the entire *76 page download! So much fun and therapeutic, children will want to work on this life-long social skill!