Parts of the Brain
GUARD DOG: ALL about the AMYGDAL
CALMING our Guard Dog.
Which part?
Trivia
100

How does our brain help us?

It helps us....

smell

talk

see

play

feel

taste

100

When your guard dog sense your in danger, it tells your body to do one of these three things? Hint: the 3 F's. 

FIGHT

FLIGHT

FREEZE

100

What can we do if we flip our lids? How do we get back in control?

Take slow deep breathings

5-4-3-2-1

Distraction Activities

Talk to someone

Yoga Stretching

Mindfulness

100

Learning a new spelling word. 

Hippocampus

100

What color is an emerald?

Green

200

What does the PFC (wise owl) do for our brains?

It helps make smart decisions. It is the decision maker of the brain. This helps us think before we act.

200

What does FIGHT mean?

it can mean fighting someone. But it can also mean yelling, using mean words, blaming others, stomping your feet. 

200

What tool works best for you, when you need to calm down?

:)

200

Thinking before you speak.

Wise owl

200

Are worker bees male or female?

Female

300

What does our Hippocampus do? 

This part of the brain is our memory saver. It helps save new memories and bring out old memories. It also helps you learn.

300

What does FLIGHT mean?

It means running away or trying to escape. It could mean leaving the area or leaving the room.

300

Let's practice a tool! 

5-4-3-2-1 

This is a mindfulness tool, and it also helps ground your emotions.

5 things you can see


4 things you can touch

3 things you can hear

2 things you can smell

1 thing you can taste

300

Shouting and Yelling at your little sister as she begins to find matches in the card game you are playing.

Guard dog

300

How many legs does a lobster have?

10

400

What does the Amygdala (Guard Dog) help with in your brain?

This part of the brain is where your feelings and emotions are located. The biggest focus is safety.

400

What does freeze mean?

It is when you are shutting down. It might mean your body is frozen and you can't move, or it could mean your brain has stopped understanding what's going on.
400

Let's practice some more.

Name 5. 

This tool helps with distraction. 

Name 5 different states.

Name 5 different emotions.

Name 5 different drinks.

Name 5 different breakfast Foods

400

Staying focused in class even when the person next to you is talking.

Hippocampus 

400

How many colors are there in a rainbow?

7

500

In the reading, what did they use to demonstrate the parts of the brain?

HAND- by making a fist.

500

Out of the 3 F's- when you flip your lid; How does the guard dog present itself?

FIGHT

FLIGHT

FREEZE

500

Let's practice.

This is a new one, it's called scattergories. 

The letter is S- you have 3 minutes to write down all of your answers. The person with more points wins.

1. A boy's name.

2. Dessert

3. Something you drive

4. Hobbies

5. Pizza Topping.

6. Fruits

7. A Girl's name

8. Places

9. Any Food

10. Color

11. A holiday

12. An Animal 

500

Running inside your house if there's a tornado outside.

Guard dog

500

Which school did Harry Potter attend?

Hogwarts

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