Every human has needs in the first hour of the day and during big transitions. Being able to set up an environment so each need is present and can be found by each child matters. Since challenging behaviors are due to a lack of skill or an unmet needs, the 10 first hour needs are important in meeting authentic needs of the children in your lives. Let’s talk about morning routines, classroom arrivals, transitions to specials and sporting events. These all need us to know first hour needs!