Lately my daughter has been forgetting to cover her sneezes. She'd sneeze on her breakfast. She'd sneeze all over my car. She'd sneeze on the cat.
Fortunately, I read Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids by Chris Biffle this summer. If you are at all familiar with WBT, you know that rehearsing the rules in a fun and engaging way is a big component. I was inspired!
The other day, the kids and I were going somewhere. I stopped for gas, and my daughter sneezed all over my backseat. Gross. Gross. Gross. I was tempted to have a fit and give her yet another talking-to about how nasty that is. Instead, I had her practice sneezing into her elbow twenty times. My son counted.
If you're interested in learning more about Whole Brain Teaching, I highly recommend Chris Biffle's book. There's also a fabulous and free website.