Learning how to be a good sport when things don’t go your way is very challenging for many primary students. Providing strategies and opportunity to practice winning and losing with grace is very important.

Sam learns about being a bad sport in this video.

Howard B. Wigglebottom is good at so many things. He has a hard time learning to be a good sport in this video.

A great social story with strategies for children who need to learn about being a good sport.

To be a good sport, you need to:

Play by the rules.

Learn from mistakes.

Encourage others.

Follow directions.

Take care of equipment.

Avoid arguments.

Don’t make excuses.

Forgive yourself.

Win with class.

Lose with dignity.