Moyer School Counseling Newsletter

May 2015

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Habit #7: Sharpen the Saw

Sharpen the Saw means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have--you. It means having a balanced program for self-renewal in the four areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual. Here are some examples of activities:


Physical: Beneficial eating, exercising, and resting.

Social/Emotional: Making social and meaningful connections with others.

Mental: Learning, reading, writing, and teaching.

Spiritual: Spending time in nature, expanding spiritual self through meditation, music, art, prayer, or service.

Classroom Activities

The 7 Habits of Happy Kids book: Sleepy Sophie


Student Planner: Page 116

Extension Activities

Books:


Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D. B. Johnson

Me I Am! by Jack Prelutsky

Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen by DyAnne DiSalvo Ryan

Videos:

Have you found Zen lately?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOcaWEfPRM8&list=SP270B0DE5FA9A2C88

Sharpen the Saw overview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf9poi-U7t0

Sesame Street and Jason Mraz:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrqF7yD10Bo&list=PL93C142AB158CCB86&feature=share&index=7


Brain Breaks:

We're All In This Together!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SnuF6TdU9I


Gonoodle.com

April Student Spotlight Board

KPrep rally

On Tuesday May 5, our students in grades 3-5 got to participate in an assembly to talk about the importance of doing our best and having fun! The students and teachers were able to participate in fun games and challenges.