You might say I like rocks. I collect them, display them, write on them, and play with them. I also use them in counseling. In my last post, I used them to make a connection with students, how rocks are like people.
Since the kids are going to the City, there is some excitement and some nervousness associated with the trip. Our rocks made for an excellent opportunity to talk about these feelings in a very fun and entertaining way. Rules for using the stones can change from group to group, so today the rules were:
- Pick 3 Rocks
- Start your story with “During my trip to NYC. . .”
- Have fun.
Here the kids are lining up their rocks and getting their story ready to tell. (Notice the necklaces the kids are wearing they are from this post)
Below you will find a close up of several of the Rocks. They are easy to make. Just find some nice flat rocks and draw pictures on them using paint pens. I used Sharpie Paint pens they are inexpensive, can last for years, and mark on just about anything.