With this helpful teaching tool at your fingertips, transforming everyday conflicts into teaching moments just got a whole lot easier! The well-loved Conflict Resolution Time Machine is now available in a desktop size so children can “step” through conflict resolution using their fingertips on the mat’s footprints. Teach children to assertively handle name calling, teasing, pushing, distraction and other interpersonal conflicts with the fun graphics and simple steps provided. The basic steps are:
- Step 1: Roll back time
- Step 2: Ask for willingness
- Step 3: Be a S.T.A.R.
- Step 4: Wish each other well
- Step 5: Focus on the goal and unify
- Step 6: Coach the children to use helpful words
- Step 7: Offer a connection to show there are no hard feelings
The Desktop Time Machine is a durable neoprene desk mat (similar to mousepad material), measuring 3.75 x 12.25 inches. It is sized for children to “walk” through the conflict resolution process using their fingertips on the mat’s footprints. The Time Machine is a critical emotional intelligence tool that’s helpful in homes and essential for classrooms! For ages 4-12.