For Cinco de Mayo in Kdg. - Plastic egg maracas - plastic easter eggs, fill them with what you want (candy, beans, etc.) 2 plastic spoons, wrap in colorful duct tape or plain masking tape and hand decorate.
Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.