This humorous prop is a fun way to remind students of quiet time. Cut a pair of lips from a piece of heavy paper. Then glue the fabric edges of a zipper to the lips. The zipper should still be able to zip and unzip. When it’s important that youngsters be quiet, such as when walking down the hall, hold up the lips and zip them.
"NO" is a show stopper. Most of the time, nothing creative, productive, or worthwhile happens after "NO". Of course there are times when "NO" is appropriate, perhaps even essential, but often parents and teachers do not stop to evaluate the situation to see if it is really one of those times. Automatically, many of us say "NO," without really thinking about it. http://www.minds-in-bloom.com/2010/01/8-ways-not-to-say-no.html#
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