Downloadable Activity: 'Gifted' (I Just Don't Like the Sound of NO!)

Classroom Activity for Teaching Students the Social Skills of "Accepting 'No' for an Answer" and "Disagreeing the Right Way"

Julia Cook


Students will learn the skills of accepting 'No' for an answer and disagreeing the right way. This activity accompanies Julia Cook's storybook I Just Don't Like the Sound of NO!, part of the BEST ME I Can Be! series. This fun and unique exercise is perfect for all ages!  Extend the learning with I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No! Activity Guide with more to choose from!

This exercise is recommended for grades K-5.

Materials needed:

    • Pair of glasses
    • Wooden letters O and K
    • Clock
    • Notepad with a pen or paperback dictionary
    • Magnifying glass
    • CD with calming music
    • Something gold with a tag saying "good as gold"
    • Plastic costume ears or a set of earphones/headphones

An email address must be provided to obtain the activity.

Produced by Boys Town Press

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