Tag: choices

April 13, 2010
Crackers or Consequences

Items needed: mouse trap plate Crackers: Before class take a box of Graham Crackers or any type will work. With masking tape or frosting attach a small card to the back of each cracker. Cards: Each card will have either a good or a bad decision written on it. I.e. Lying, smoking, stealing, word of […]

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November 5, 2008
Staying in the center

Items needed a lazy Susan or turntable unbreakable object Lesson You need a lazy susan or turntables that go in your cupboard for your spices. Place an unbreakable object, like a plastic cup, on the turntable. Demonstrate what happens if the cup is moved toward the edge of the turntable while it is spun. If […]

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April 10, 2008
3 Options

-Hide items under seperate boxes or behind different doors (if you have that many in your classroom). -Label each box #1, #2, #3 -Ask for volunteers & let them know if they do this, they will have agency to choose which box they want, but once they open it they must accept the responsibility that […]

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February 23, 2008
Dad's Brownies

The story goes that a girl wanted to go to the movies, however it was rated R for some strong violence and strong language. The girl begged her father trying to convince him that it was a great movie with a good plot and exciting ending. Her Father finally agreed to let her go see […]

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September 16, 2006
Choose Ye This Day Whom Ye Will Serve

Items needed tape markers And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose ye this day whom ye will serve...but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15) Take some tape (duct tape or masking tape) and make a very large "V" on the ground. On one […]

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July 15, 2006
Sink or Swim

Items needed Squares of regular paper pennies bowl of water Ahead of time, affix some pennies to some of the paper squares. Write things on the penny squares that are not good or cause us to sink... such as drinking alcohol, swearing, gossiping, etc. On the squares without pennies write things that will help us...such […]

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January 19, 2006
Staying Afloat

Items needed two oranges an orange peeler (or long fingernails) two containers of water Start out with both containers about 3/4 full of water. Show the group the orange and explain to them that this represents a youth like them and you can name it "Joe" or "Susie" etc. - - tell them that it […]

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October 16, 2005
Word of Wisdom

Items needed a plant soda water Ask for two volunteers from the class. Tell them that your plant is very thirsty and in need of a drink. Then give them the soda to water it with. My class was appalled by this, and it was a very effective way to show how different health choices […]

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August 14, 2005
Little white lie - Honesty

Items needed a length wire two paper or fabric flags labeled "me" and "eternal life" Attach the flags to each end of the wire before class. Instruct the class that the wire represents the commandments, specifically commandment to be honest. Have a member of class bend the wire back and forth until it breaks in […]

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November 18, 2004
I am in Control of Myself

Items needed Legos inside the box Here are some legos and right on front is a picture of what you can build with these. Do I have to build exactly what is here? Can't I choose to make any design that I can imagine? In fact, there are lots of different choices of really fun […]

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