How to Say No - without feeling bad or being the bad guy. Responsibility, confidence, self esteem, boundaries & resilience). Repinned by http://onlinecounsellingcollege.com/
As a student in high school, we are surrounded by temptations daily. People want us to act a certain way, or do a certain thing. However, we may disagree with those acts but do it anyway because we feel pressured. Peer pressure is a truly terrible occurance, but with the help and support of others we can fight it.
Conversation Starters on Peer Pressure
Some of the Q's are a too mature for my tweens, but might as well start preparing now for what's to come.
Object Lesson: Peer Pressure in a Bottle We used this for our FLYTE lesson for 5th & 6th graders last week!
Need to know how to say no? Quick tips on resisting peer pressure from thecoolspot.gov.
This popcorn-themed product is designed to help children resist and respond to pressure from peers. This product comes with the following materials: 1. What are some good/poor peer influences?: On each worksheet, the students can write good peer influences and poor peer influences.
Teaching How to Resist Negative Peer Pressure
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Peer Pressure Infographic from LoveToKnow.com: http://teens.lovetoknow.com/Statistics_on_Peer_Pressure
Peer Pressure: The Cookie Experiment. Use this lesson to teach 3-6 grade students about the different types of peer pressure and how to stand up to peer pressure. This lesson uses a hands-on experiment, interactive smartboard activities, a short video clip, and a Mo Williems's book (optional).