This lesson opener helps members understand what they might feel if they are deceived.
Prepare a snapping turtle trap: Pound nails into a two-foot-long piece of board at three- or four-inch intervals. Bend the head of each nail at a 90-degree angle (see the illustration). If it is not feasible to prepare this trap, draw a picture of it on the chalkboard, [like this:] (Image is copyright 2010, Intellectual […]
Items needed candy egg or water balloon or other non-candy item Lesson First ask for four volunteers and tell them that they are going to be deceived. Ask each volunteer who they think that they can win, to distract them from the fact they are going to be deceived. Tell them to kneel around the […]
Show the class the caramel covered onion. Really talk up the "apple". Tell them how delicious it is (they probably won't need much convincing.) Invite a volunteer to eat it and describe to the others in the class how good it is. At this point, depending on the volunteer's nature and how far you want […]