Hands are not for Hitting
About this deal
Music: Sing and use gestures top the song “Skinamarinky Dinky Dink”: Skinamarinky dink, Skinamarinky doo, I love you. Skinamarinky dinky dink, Skinamarinky doo, I love you. I love you in the morning, and in the afternoon. I love you in the evening, and underneath the moon. Skinamarinky dink, Skinamarinky doo…I LOVE YOU (I really mean it), I love you too!
My hands help me turn out the light. My hands help me turn out the light. My hands help me turn out the light – good night; my hands help me turn out the light.My hands help me brush. My hands help me brush. My hands help me brush my teeth; my hands help me brush. Hands are for greeting and communicating. You can wave to a friend. There are many friendly ways you can use your You can draw pictures or write hands to communicate. words. You can shake hands. Try it now. Shake hands with the person next to you. Introduce the concept of the day by having the children think about the many different ways we use our hands to talk. Recall from the story the ways our hands can talk: hands wave hello and goodbye, hands shake when meeting, hands draw and write, they gesture “come here” and they point, clap, count, hug, give high-fives, make a promise… Discuss how we can also talk with our hands using sign language. Demonstrate a few simple signs or show photographs and have the children imitate the signs. Encourage the children to try to use signs throughout the day to request “food”, “all done” or “more”
Peter never plays Here comes that kid with me. who teases me... I want that I don’t like it when my toy! sister takes my things! Why do people hit? Sometimes they feel…..
What are Social Situations?
This booklet about hitting can be personalised to specifically support individual students. For a some students, dealing with frustrations are not easy and this can manifest itself in behaviours such as hitting. This social situation identifies alternative calming strategies that can be used when students begin to feel frustrated or angry and want to hit others. You can easily add the student's name and details and also include their preferred method of calming. Read the booklet regularly, specifically prior to identified times of difficulty such as outside play. Designed to be inclusive, Twinkl Social Situations use positive language to re-affirm that is it OK to have different feelings, and gently guide students to potential ways they can deal with them. What are Social Situations?