Category: Lunch Bunch

Inviting Students to Lunch Bunch

Although the year is well underway, there are students who are in need of a little extra attention.  While most of my Lunch Bunch Groups are pretty consistent, some are more fluid and students can join at any time.  All the groups center around the theme of friendship, kindness, and

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When Grief Hits School

This has been a sad week.  We lost a beloved teacher to a year long battle to cancer.  Her 3 children each attend one of the 3 buildings in our district.  Thankfully we have a Crisis Team.  If your school does not have one, encourage your administrators to put one

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The Kindness Project: Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

For today’s Lunch Bunches, I presented my groups with a challenge:  complete 14 Random Acts of Kindness by next Thursday, February 14th.  As an incentive, I offered them a small prize if they were able to complete the challenge.  (I have some coupons for Yogurtland for a free yogurt and

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Icebreakers

How do you get the conversation started?  Sometimes when you are working with groups, you need a little kick start for a conversation.  I use some old fashioned icebreaker questions, but have given them a new look.  I found some clear glass pebbles at a local craft store on sale

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Kindness Hearts–Lunch Bunch Project

Thursday means Lunch Bunch.  Today we continued our talk about being positive and keeping positive thoughts, as well as helping others to think of themselves in a positive light as well. The kids took strips of one-sided scrapbook paper and wrote positive quotes on the back of each strip.  Each

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Lunch Bunch Thursday

Welcome to my first blog post.  I hope you will find it enjoyable, and full of tips and ideas to help inspire your own counseling program. Today is Thursday, which means that today is Lunch Bunch.  During our 4 lunch periods, I will see many students.  Luckily my room is

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