Play 2 Learn Dominoes Game Package

Play 2 Learn Dominoes Game Package

Product Code: XGD001
  • Ages: 6-12
  • Players: 2-5

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Kids love to play dominoes, and Play-2-Learn Dominoes is a line of therapeutic/counseling games that...

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Kids love to play dominoes, and Play-2-Learn Dominoes is a line of therapeutic/counseling games that puts the fun of playing dominoes to work helping kids learn important skills.

Empathy Counts: This is a therapeutic and educational game developed to teach young people to understand the concept of empathy, to be empathetic, and to take positive actions towards others based on empathy. It is designed for elementary aged children but can also be used as high-interest material for older students. These guidelines can be used by therapists, teachers, counselors in a school setting, or parents at home.

There are four decks of cards, each covering a different aspect of the players' lives: Friendship, Activities and Hobbies, At School, and All about Myself. Empathy is the ability to understand how others are feeling about issues. We often say that a person with empathy understands what it is like being in someone else's shoes. Empathy is essential for building lasting friendships and positive relationships with family members and adults. Empathy is a complex concept, and the skills required for empathy are not easy to learn. This game takes an incremental approach, teaching basic skills and moving on to more complex skills. There are three ways of playing in order to make the game age appropriate for players.

Feelings Fun: In this game players have fun playing dominoes while learning how to express positive and negative feelings appropriately, recognize feelings, and care about the feelings of others. Before playing a domino, a player picks a card from one of four decks and either answers a question or practices a skill. The Understanding the Feelings of Others cards help players learn to accurately perceive feelings in others. This is a vital skill for developing empathy. The Four W's cards help players identify feelings and how to deal appropriately with difficult feelings; each question starts with "Who", "What", "Why", or "When". The Action cards give players practice dealing with situations that involve strong feelings. The Talk about a Time cards help players identify their feelings and give them the opportunity to share with other players' situations that evoked a variety of feelings.

Bully Wise: In this game players have fun playing dominoes while learning how all kids can work to reduce bullying and violence. Before playing a domino, a player picks a card from one of four decks and either answers a question or practices a skill. The cards turn the players into experts on bullying. They are called upon to give advice to targets of bullying, bystanders, and even the bullies. They also give advice on whether situations call for the aid of an adult. The Target Expert cards help players learn specific nonviolent steps that targets can take to reduce bullying. The bystander Expert cards demonstrate the power of bystanders to reduce bullying and help players learn specific things that they can do to reduce bullying. The Bully Expert cards help bullies understand that they can achieve their goals of popularity and social status without resorting to bullying. The Getting Help cards give players guidelines about when kids should try to handle situations themselves and when going to an adult is essential.

Friendship: In this game players have fun playing dominoes while learning how to make new friends, be a good friend, and resolve conflicts in a win-win way. Before playing a domino, a player picks a card from one of four decks and either answers a question or practices a skill. The Ups and Downs cards help players deal successfully with the inevitable problems that arise between friends. The Four W's cards deal with challenging friendship situations; each question starts with "Who", "What", "Why", or "When". The Having Fun cards ask players to give examples of positive interactions with friends from their own experience. The Making Friends cards give players an opportunity to discuss how they would handle initial peer interaction situations.

Anger Control: In this game, players have fun playing dominoes while learning to manage their anger and problem-solve in a thoughtful, assertive, and respectful way. Before playing a domino, a player picks a card from one of four decks and either answers a question or practices a skill. The Angry or Not cards give players practice distinguishing between situations that generally cause people to get angry and situations where anger is inappropriate. The Skills cards give players practice using a set of skills to help control their anger. Skills include thinking first, taking deep breaths, being assertive rather than aggressive, etc. The Action cards give practice dealing with anger in pro-social and appropriate ways.

The My Anger Stories cards give players a chance to share the kinds of things that make them angry and demonstrate how to successfully deal with such situations and the resulting anger.

 

  • Ages: 6-12 (Grades 1-6)
  • Players: 2-5

Delivery & Shipping

Q. When will my item(s) arrive?
Most orders are processed and shipped within 24 hours (business days, M-F) but during high volume times such as May/June (end of fiscal year ordering season), some orders may take longer to ship. Domestic (U.S.A.) orders normally arrive 2-5 days after shipment. International orders may take up to 14 business days in transit.


Q. How will my order be shipped?
Domestic (U.S.A) orders ship either via UPS Ground or USPS Priority Mail. International orders are shipped via USPS International Priority.


Q. What are the shipping costs?
Regular delivery service is FREE over $49
For orders under $49, regular delivery service is available for a flat rate of $7.99. Regular delivery service (2-5 business days) ships via UPS Ground or USPS.

No Surcharges on large or heavy furniture items. Even sandtrays, puppet theaters and dollhouses ship FREE when delivered within the contiguous United States (lower 48 states & DC).

The standard FREE shipping applies to orders being delivered within the contiguous United States (lower 48 states & D.C.) to a street address and excludes P.O. Box and APO/FPO addresses.


Q. Are there different charges for international deliveries?
Yes. If your order is shipping outside of the Contiguous USA (lower 48 States & DC), please see our Shipping Information page.


Q. Do you charge sales tax?
Sales tax is applied only on orders shipping to the states of Georgia or Nevada (i.e. states in which we have a physical presence).  If you are a tax exempt organization located in either Georgia or Nevada, please fax a copy of your tax exemption certificate to 775-245-0595.


Merchandise

Q. Are your products in new condition?
Yes! All of our products are brand new. We do not sell used merchandise. We believe it's extremely important that therapeutic resources be as readily available and affordable as possible. We are able to offer our customers lower prices on many therapeutic resources because we sell in bulk, mainly to large institutions.


Returns

Q. How do I return an item?
If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase within 30 days of delivery, you may return merchandise for a refund or credit, whichever you prefer.

Merchandise must arrive back to us in 'Like New' (resalable) condition. **Please note that photocopiable or recordable products (specifically DVD's, books/audios, software and testing materials) are not returnable unless still in original shrink wrap.

To ensure the proper refund/credit, returns must be issued an RMA. Please contact us here

 

Q. What do I do if I receive a faulty product?
If your order or part of your order arrived broken or damaged in transit, please contact us within 5 days of delivery. Damaged and/or defective items will be replaced free of charge.


Account & Ordering

Q. Do I need an account with you to order items?
No, anyone can place an order. Although we are primarily business to business, we are open to the general public.


Q. Are the prices listed in $US (or $CAN, AUD)?
All prices are listed in US Dollars since we are based in the USA. You may however shop in a variety of different currencies via the currency drop down list provided. *Please note that you will be forced back to USD at checkout.


Q. Will I receive a confirmation of my online order?
Yes, you will receive an email confirmation within minutes after placing your order.


Q. How do I retrieve my password?
Simply click on "Sign In" located at the very top left of your screen. From there you will be able to choose to have your password sent to you via Email.


Q. Do you accept purchase orders?
Yes, in fact the majority of our sales are via purchase orders. We accept purchase orders from publicly-funded, non-profit agencies in the USA and Canada, as well as from local, state, and federal agencies. All Public K-12 Schools, Accredited Higher Educational Institutions and Government Agencies will qualify for Net 30-day terms. Please refer to our Purchase Orders page.


Q. What payment methods do you accept?

We accept all major credit and debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, and Diners Club), PayPal,  Purchase Orders, as well as checks denominated in U.S. Dollars, drawn on a U.S. bank. Checks must have a valid nine-digit bank routing number (ABA code) located along the bottom. 



Q. Can I order online and pay via check?
Yes, you may order online choosing the option at checkout to pay via "Purchase Order". You may enter any number in this purchase order field.  If you would like to have the products in your order held/reserved, you must proceed through the entire checkout process until you receive an order number (given on the final confirmation screen).  This will let us know to expect your payment and to set your products aside.  Please include the order number on your check. (our mailing address is listed below and is also provided on the invoice screen after placing your order).

** Please note that although the items in your order will be held for you/your organization, your order will not be shipped until payment is received.


Q. Is there a way to place my order other than online?

Yes, you may use our handy Order Form regardless of payment method and send it either by Fax (for credit card payments) or Postal Mail (for either credit card or check payments) to the address listed below.

Mailing Address:
          Sales Department
          Self Help Warehouse, Inc.
          1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy, Suite 108-390
          Athens, GA 30606

Fax: (775) 245-0595


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