Thanksgiving Gratitude Conversation Cards & Activities

    Thanksgiving Gratitude Conversation Cards & Activities

    Make Giving Thanks a Game! There are several fun ways to make your family dinner conversations even more meaningful, more fun and more interactive during this month of Gratitude and Giving Thanks. Conversation Starters, Gratitude Prompts, or a Game of...

    read more
    Mindful Labyrinths

    Mindful Labyrinths

    Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. The Mindful Labyrinths mindfulness activity is great for helping students...

    read more
    Valentine’s Day Games

    Valentine’s Day Games

    Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a few fast-paced, heart-themed games! Classroom Parties & Family Game Nights: 4 Different Minute to Win it Style Valentine's Day Games are included along with a Tic Tac Toe printable: Heart Pong Stacking Hearts Heart...

    read more
    Valentine’s Day Conversation Starters

    Valentine’s Day Conversation Starters

    Let’s talk about love! Are you looking for Conversation Starters for your family dinners or to use as prompts in school? We created over 100 fun Valentine’s Day Conversation starters to encourage reflection and creativity. They are a fun way to celebrate Valentine's...

    read more
    You Make My Heart Pop Valentine’s Day Cards

    You Make My Heart Pop Valentine’s Day Cards

    What kid doesn't love Bubble Wrap? We created these fun Valentine's Day Cards for your child to pass out at school. Quick and easy to put together and kids love to pop the bubbles. Download our free You Make My Heart Pop Valentine's Day Cards. Directions:...

    read more
    Behavior Reflection and Apology Letter

    Behavior Reflection and Apology Letter

    What kid doesn't love Bubble Wrap? We created these fun Valentine's Day Cards for your child to pass out at school. Quick and easy to put together and kids love to pop the bubbles. Download our free You Make My Heart Pop Valentine's Day Cards. Directions:...

    read more

    Creating A Life List

    Your child isn't perfect! I know it sounds crazy, right? The fact is all kids make mistakes and bad choices sometimes. But we want them to because that's part of growing up and how they learn right from wrong. The critical part of learning from these events is the...

    read more
    Scary Story Dice

    Scary Story Dice

    Do you ever feel like you let good opportunities pass by or that you should have pursued a long forgotten childhood dream? No matter your age it is never too late to follow your passions! Create a Life List / Bucket List with our Free Guide!   Creating a life or...

    read more

    Weekly Exit Slips

    Who Doesn't love scary Halloween stories? Scary Story Dice are a great addition to your Halloween celebration. How can I use Scary Story Dice?   They can be used in the classroom as writing prompts for group activities. Families can use them as a fun conversation...

    read more

    School Year Reflection & Memories Think Book

    Journal your way to success! There's no better way to understanding your achievements and to help you set new goals than to take some time to reflect and record your observations. Articulating successes, challenges, and learnings helps you celebrate your achievements,...

    read more
    Lucky Slam St. Patrick’s Day Dice Game

    Lucky Slam St. Patrick’s Day Dice Game

    Kids are always excited for the end of the school year and start of summer break. Giving them a chance to reflect on their experiences, accomplishments and growth helps them develop pride and  positive feelings about the school year. Spending some time reflecting on...

    read more

    Blogging Guide for Kids & Students

      One of our favorite family games is Yamslam. When we are playing we always say, "wow that was lucky." This year in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day I was inspired to create a themed version called Lucky Slam. This post contains affiliate links. How to Make Lucky...

    read more

    Pinterest Can Benefit Kids Too!

    Blogs are a great outlet for kids to share their thoughts, feelings and ideas but the notion of starting a blog can be overwhelming: How do I set it up?  What do I write about?  How do I write different types of articles?  How do I engage my audience?...

    read more
    Winter Fun with Tweens

    Winter Fun with Tweens

    Journal your way to success! There's no better way to understanding your achievements and to help you set new goals than to take some time to reflect and record your observations. Articulating successes, challenges, and learnings helps you celebrate your achievements,...

    read more

    New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

      We live in Colorado so we have the wonderful mountains to enjoy during the winter months.  My kids snowboard and we always have a wonderful time as a family hitting the slopes.  It is a great family sport that we can all do together.  Our weekends in the...

    read more

    Keeping the Magic During the Holidays with Tweens

    Make this the Year of the Family. Build relationships. Bring purpose, balance and well-being into your lives. Play.   Through playing with our kids we build relationships while learning what excites and motivates them. Play develops the senses of imagination,...

    read more

    Winter/Holiday Classroom Parties

    I remember the day I found my baby teeth in a box. If there was no Tooth Fairy, then there was no Easter Bunny, and oh no….NO SANTA!  In one quick moment all the magic of the holidays was over. I was about 9 years old.  From that moment the holidays...

    read more

    Who or What Am I? Christmas & Winter Theme

    What kid doesn't love Bubble Wrap? We created these fun Valentine's Day Cards for your child to pass out at school. Quick and easy to put together and kids love to pop the bubbles. Download our free You Make My Heart Pop Valentine's Day Cards. Directions:...

    read more
    Christmas & Winter Imagination Dice

    Christmas & Winter Imagination Dice

    Your child isn't perfect! I know it sounds crazy, right? The fact is all kids make mistakes and bad choices sometimes. But we want them to because that's part of growing up and how they learn right from wrong. The critical part of learning from these events is the...

    read more
    Snowball Games

    Snowball Games

    Let’s talk about love! Are you looking for Conversation Starters for your family dinners or to use as prompts in school? We created over 100 fun Valentine’s Day Conversation starters to encourage reflection and creativity. They are a fun way to celebrate Valentine's...

    read more

    Talking About School With Your Kids

    Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. The Mindful Labyrinths mindfulness activity is great for helping students...

    read more

    End of the School Year Reflection

      One of our favorite family games is Yamslam. When we are playing we always say, "wow that was lucky." This year in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day I was inspired to create a themed version called Lucky Slam. This post contains affiliate links. How to Make Lucky...

    read more

    Who Am I?, What Am I?, Who Was I? & What Am I Doing? Game

    Your child isn't perfect! I know it sounds crazy, right? The fact is all kids make mistakes and bad choices sometimes. But we want them to because that's part of growing up and how they learn right from wrong. The critical part of learning from these events is the...

    read more

    How to Eat Fried Worms Book Reflection

    This year start a new tradition by creating your own Christmas and Winter theme Imagination Dice. One of our advent calendar activities is to use the dice to create silly holiday stories, which is great for imagination, creativity, storytelling and general...

    read more
    Teacher Appreciation Class Gift Ideas

    Teacher Appreciation Class Gift Ideas

    My son just finished reading How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell so we celebrated with gummy worms. Connections Being a School Counselor, I could not resist the chance to discuss the social and emotional themes. Making connections with this story was a great...

    read more

    Celebrate Reading with a Candy Party

    Teacher Appreciation Kindness Cards make a great gift from students. They are designed to remind teachers they are valued and appreciated. The collection of cards include positive messages, inspiration, gratitude, compliments, and quotes. Includes: • 120 different...

    read more

    Reading Challenge

    My son just finished reading How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell so we celebrated with gummy worms. Connections Being a School Counselor, I could not resist the chance to discuss the social and emotional themes. Making connections with this story was a great...

    read more
    Upside Down Snowman

    Upside Down Snowman

    Teacher Appreciation Kindness Cards make a great gift from students. They are designed to remind teachers they are valued and appreciated. The collection of cards include positive messages, inspiration, gratitude, compliments, and quotes. Includes: • 120 different...

    read more
    Think Stones

    Think Stones

    Yes, winter can be fun...with an upside down snowman!   To spark creativity sometimes you just need to look at something from a different perspective.  My kids have built dozens of snowmen over the last several winters and each one was different, creative and fun...

    read more

    Imagination Dice

    Inspirational stones have the ability to inspire, brighten your day and enact change. Think Stones combine positive messages with the therapeutic benefits of river rocks. To make my own I made a list of all the positive sayings and inspirational words that make me...

    read more
    Personality Stairs

    Personality Stairs

    Yes, winter can be fun...with an upside down snowman!   To spark creativity sometimes you just need to look at something from a different perspective.  My kids have built dozens of snowmen over the last several winters and each one was different, creative and fun...

    read more

    Advertisement

    Connect

    Disclosure

    Thinking Zing is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    Pin It on Pinterest