Get your children bottles of shaving foam, toothpaste, soap etc. Tell them to squeeze it all out. Of course they will enjoy doing this. Then tell them to put it all back into the container from which it came. The children will try but will be confused. When they give up explain to them, “In that moment you were so consumed with what you were doing you didn’t realise the mess you were making. It was so easily and quickly squeezed from it’s container, you now realise it isn’t possible to put it back in. Remember this for the rest of your lives when it comes to the words that come out of your mouth.” Gets them thinking and something they will remember for a while.
A Lesson for Kids