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9-12 years

Think Big Program Contents

There are 10 topics in the Think Big Program. Click on the link to learn more about each topic. 

1.   Success
2.   Positive and Negative Habits
3.   
We think in pictures
4.   The Courage to Change
5.   
Affirmations
6.   Being ME
7.   Goals
8.   The Goal Card
9.   Circle of Success
10. Games and Puzzles
 

 

Success

   
 

 


 

 

To be successful we are told to "work/study hard", then you will get a good job and now you are successful. Unfortunately, this is not entirely true.

Becoming successful requires some changes in our current attitude and habits.

During this topic the children explore how our attitudes are made up of our: thoughts, beliefs/feelings and actions.  They study the habits of 2 successful people to gain an understanding of the types of habits that are needed to succeed.

Activities
  • Questions and Answers
  • How could I be better at That
  • Hero Drawing
  • Hero Scrapbook
 

Positive and Negative Habits

 

 

 
      Habits are the learnt behaviours we were taught from the time we were born.  Some of these habits are good and some are not so good.During this topic the children explore how habits are formed and how we can change them to be more positive.

Activities
  • Questions and Answers
  • Changing one Habit
  • High and Low Language
  • Habits - Find the Match
 

We Think in Pictures

   
     

Now that we know in order to be better at something we have to change the way we think, feel and act, we will look at how we Think first.

During this topic the children explore how we think in pictures and we learn how to control and change our thoughts.  More info on the inventor of the Stick Person.

Activities

  • Questions and Answers
  • The Mind
  • The Stick Person
  • The Success Game (schools)
  • Thoughts are Real Forces (schools)
 
 

The Courage to Change

   
     

Changing habits can be challenging at times.  The old habits are hard to break.

During this topic the children explore how we can change old habits and don't give up.  

Activities

  • Questions and Answers
  • Building the Courage to Change Bridge
  • The Decision vs The Doing (schools)
  • The Balloon Game
  • Focus vs Action (schools)
 
 

Affirmations

   
     

What we hear is very powerful.  We we say to ourselves is even more powerful.

During this topic the children learn about the power of affirmations and look at their own language.

Activities

  • Questions and Answers
  • My Positive Affirmation
  • Giving Positive Affirmations
  • Compliments Game (schools)
  • Being Grateful
  • Frog Story
 
 

Being ME

   
     

We make choices everyday.  We can even choose our feelings. We don't have to stay grumpy, we can choose to be Happy!

During this topic the children learn about how they choose their feelings and how they can make more positive choices.  This topic also covers how to make new friends and health choices.

Activities

  • Questions and Answers
  • Little Ole Me
  • It's on the Pack
  • Meeting New People
  • Have a Go Snake
 
 

Goals

   
     

Having goals will keep us "on track" with what we want to achieve or become better at doing.

During this topic the children learn about goals, their purpose, and how to write one for themselves.

Activities

  • Questions and Answers
  • Goals
  • Choosing a Goal
  • Having Goal
  • Being Goal
  • Visualisation
  • Drawing your Goal
  • Achieving Goals Pathway (schools)
  • Writing the Goal 
 

The Goal Card

 

 

     

Now that the children have a clear picture in their mind on "what they want" it is time to create the goal card.

During this topic the children write and draw their goal on a goal card that they can carry with them at all times.

Activities

  • The Goal Card
  • Goal Card Picture
 
 

Circle of Success

   
     

 Now that the children have learnt to write their first goal.  The Circle of Success allows the children to look at 6 different areas of their lives and write goals for each area.

During this topic the children create their own Circle of Success poster to put up on their bedroom wall.

Activities

  • What is important to me
  • Circle of Success Poster
 
 

Games and Puzzles

   


SCHOOLS

 



PARENTS




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