• A Self-Management toolkit that provides information as to what self- control or self-management is and why these skills are so important. The toolkit also provides specific tips and strategies to help children foster these skills.


    Within the link below there are games that are centered around the idea of “think before you act.” These games help develop impulse control and executive functioning skills. Explore the site for additional resources and strategies to strengthen these skills. There are games listed as “Stop and Think Power Games,” such as Simon Says, with corresponding links. This practice is part of the SEL Kernels project developed by the EASEL Lab at Harvard University.


    The Stroop Effect: This is an interactive game that helps students use mental control to correctly identify the colors of the words. A good exercise for children that have difficulty with impulse control. Also, check out the other “Stroop Effect,” interactive games that they have listed in the link.