Personal Space, Boundaries Game, & Appropriate Behavior - School Counseling Game


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging

Easy to Implement

Digital Download

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Do you have elementary students who need help understanding personal space and boundaries? Practice the Cactus is a super fun and engaging school counseling game that can be used to teach students these important skills. By “practicing the cactus" students will be able to define personal space and boundaries and will learn examples of appropriate and inappropriate behaviors. Students will learn to have a safe body and respect others' boundaries.

Just like a cactus can hurt you if you get too close, inappropriate boundaries can cause others to feel uncomfortable. ***Updated to include a digital version***

I have had so many counselors and parents reach out saying their students and kids still love "practicing the cactus" even after the lesson is over. One counselor even said that her whole school ended up getting on board and students would randomly stop and do the cactus when she saw them in the hall.

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↠ 2 Personal Space Posters

↠ Personal Space Matching Game

↠ Personal Space Board Game (Print and Digital Version)


Practice the Cactus offers fun memorable ways to practice personal space and boundaries. Students will learn through games and movement.


These activities are fairly low-prep. Once the board game is assembled you can re-use it year after year.

Who is this Group Designed For?

“Practice the Cactus” is designed for students in grades K-4. It can also be modified to work for other grades.


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