Oct 11

Cautiousness vs. Rashness

Cautiousness vs. Rashness

Definition :

“Knowing how important right timing is in accomplishing right actions”

I Will

* Think before I act

* Follow safety rules

* Ask permission

* Talk at the right time

* Look out for danger

Week One Activities 

(Practicing ~  Think before I act)

*When an activity or an idea is present, talk about it. Ensuring it is a wise decision for all involved.

* Don’t just say Yes or No ~ teach them to think it through.

Week Two Activities

(Practicing ~  Follow safety rules)

* When taking a walk or riding a bike talk about all of the safety rules involved AND enforce them.

Week Three Activities

(Practicing ~ Ask permission)

* With siblings, encourage them asking to play with each other’s toys

* Teach them to thank each other when they remember to do so

Week Four Activities

(Practicing ~ Talk at the right time)

* Knowing when a topic is for you to discuss or not requires caution. Sometimes it’s not a topic you should jump in on.

* Teach the family to listen and if it’s not a topic for them, teach them to keep quiet.

* Teach family not to interrupt. By placing a hand on your arm so you know they have something to say (thanks Amy Hedderly)

*If they need to wait a bit use the sign for “wait”



Week Five Activities

(Practicing ~ Look out for danger)

*Danger lurks everywhere, choice, actions, friends, etc.

* Encourage using eyes & ears to look out for it.

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  1. Jelli

    I really like that you’ve thoroughly thought this through. The concept of what you want to teach your children paired with a few weeks of learning activities is sure to cement this into their brain. Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Thriving @ Home Thurs.
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    1. simplyhelpinghim

      Yes, repetition is the best way to teach new skills 😉 Thank you for stoppin by! Blessings!

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