Do you sometimes feel that no matter where you look in your school you find students complaining? In the classroom, breakroom, dispensary and even the student salon. Why? Why is there so much complaining going on? I think the reason is because it feels good to complain and blame someone else or something else when things aren’t going our way. It’s easy to get caught up in the blame game and when this occurs it can spread like wildfire and become destructive. If you find your school or students have the complaint bug, try on this fun activity to help shift your students’ paradigm from negative to positive.
Try this fun classroom activity called the Complaint Challenge:
Just like any life-altering challenge it will not happen overnight, however, with dedication and consistency, students will find themselves focusing on the positive and what they are grateful for rather than the negatives.