100 ideas to teach self-control Support persistence, patience, and self-control Enhance social skills, planning, and organization Self-Control in a Box??includes 100 cards that guide, encourage, and assist children in the development of self-control skills. Children with adequate self-control tend to perform better in school and are more successful socially. Included are suggestions for anticipating consequences, planning and organizing, and resisting temptation. Cards can be used by clinicians, educators, and parents.