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Tired of wasting time trying to get your class to split up into groups? Engage in an activity to help your charges manage time. Learners reflect on a time they were left out or rejected, and then practice forming groups of three within 10 seconds. They are taught what to do if they need an additional group member or if they have too many. Practice now, and save time later!
Examine the attributes of wise consumers by looking at the price of goods. Young consumers will look at items they would like to purchase, and determine how to long it would take to earn the money to make those purchases. Next, they complete a worksheet that describes how inflation works by looking at current price compared to what they might be the next year. Perfect life skill activity.
You're in high school and you just got the coolest care ever! But, now you need to start thinking about care insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills lesson like this one. The class actually calls around to research the prices for both new and used car insurance. They make price comparisons to determine which insurance carrier is best for them.
Three pages of photography activities will help your 4-H members work on the advanced life skill of "Communicating." Activities include a checklist of projects, a timeline of the history of the camera, a graphic organizer for reflection, a crossword puzzle, and several additional service ideas.
Part of growing up is knowing which habits are good and which habits need to be changed. Upper graders participate in three activities and a class discussion in order to better understand good character traits and habits. They discuss the importance of honesty, responsibility, and trust as well as ways to eliminate bad habits.