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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
The power of gratitude is endless! Research shows that cultivating a gratitude practice can gratitude strengthen relationships, improve physical and emotional well-being, deepen empathy skills, and improve self-esteem. With such wide-spread benefits, how
1st grade
Social emotional
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Colored Emotions
Colored Emotions
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Colored Emotions
Understanding emotions can be a helpful tool for self-regulation. In this social emotional learning activity, your child will practice identifying different emotions and explore how they connect with various gestures and facial expressions.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Learn Self-Awareness Through Deep Relaxation
Learn Self-Awareness Through Deep Relaxation
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Learn Self-Awareness Through Deep Relaxation
Deep relaxation is a great way to create the conditions for learning by helping students let go of tension and worry.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Things I Like About Me
Things I Like About Me
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Things I Like About Me
In this activity, your child will have an opportunity to discuss what they like about themselves, and they will design a digital or physical poster that displays their talents, what they like, and images that describe themselves.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Five Finger Breathing
Five Finger Breathing
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Five Finger Breathing
In this activity, your child will learn and teach someone else five finger breathing, and they will also draw a picture of their experience.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Practice Mindful Eating
Practice Mindful Eating
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Practice Mindful Eating
How often do we eat with awareness and really taste our food and think about where the food came from? Mindful eating is a great way to practice mindfulness infused with gratitude and appreciation for our food.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Movement and Calm Breaks
Movement and Calm Breaks
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Movement and Calm Breaks
In this activity, you and your child will practice taking a movement or calming break during homework or when feeling tired. Then, your child will write about and draw what the experience was like for them.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Patterns in Nature
Patterns in Nature
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Patterns in Nature
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will go on a nature scavenger hunt to look for patterns in nature and appreciate how amazing nature is.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Superpower Senses
Superpower Senses
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Superpower Senses
In this activity, students will draw a picture of the things they like to listen to at home using their superpower sense of mindful listening.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Understanding Others
Understanding Others
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Understanding Others
In this activity, your child will be given images that portray different perspectives or emotions. Your child will practice empathy by coloring and drawing what each person may have been thinking or feeling.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
In this activity, kids will create a peace corner in their bedroom or home and reflect on ways they may use their peace corner through drawing and discussion. 
1st grade
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Helping Hands
Helping Hands
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Helping Hands
In this activity, your child will learn how slowing down and using mindfulness can help us be more aware of others' needs. They will also draw a picture of a time when they made a healthy and helpful choice.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Fact or Opinion?
Fact or Opinion?
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Fact or Opinion?
In this fun activity, your child will learn the difference between facts and opinions. They will design cards for a matching game that they create and play!
1st grade
Social emotional
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Learning How to Set Goals
Learning How to Set Goals
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Learning How to Set Goals
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will create a goal board and practice setting one goal for an assignment or task and the steps they will need to achieve it.
1st grade
Social emotional
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The Weather Inside
The Weather Inside
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The Weather Inside
Geared toward kindergarten and first grade learners, The Weather Inside is a fun activity to help help children understand and process their emotions in a healthy way.
1st grade
Social emotional
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THINK for Kind Talking
THINK for Kind Talking
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THINK for Kind Talking
Ensuring that what we say is truthful, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind takes practice! In this social emotional learning activity, your child will set a goal for themselves to THINK before they speak.
1st grade
Social emotional
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My Rich Cultural Heritage
My Rich Cultural Heritage
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My Rich Cultural Heritage
In this activity, your child will consider the meaning of "culture" and what comprises their family's culture. They will draw pictures of aspects of their family's culture, then choose an aspect of it to explore further.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Ringing a quiet bell is also a great way to support focus and bring kids into the present moment so they can be aware of what they are experiencing inside.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Kind Thoughts
Kind Thoughts
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Kind Thoughts
In this activity, your child will learn the benefits of positive thinking. They will write positive statements about themselves and create a gratitude board.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Love Can Grow
Love Can Grow
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Love Can Grow
In this activity, your child will learn about how focusing on positive feelings, like love and peace, helps these feelings grow. They will also decorate pots and plant seeds as a reminder of this.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Focusing on One Thing
Focusing on One Thing
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Focusing on One Thing
In this activity, your child will learn and practice mindfulness by using their senses to focus on one thing at a time.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Learning from Others' Mistakes
Learning from Others' Mistakes
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Learning from Others' Mistakes
This activity introduces growth mindset and looking at mistakes as opportunities to learn and grow, rather than obstacles. Your child will understand the difference between seeing a mistake as a learning opportunity, rather than as a disappointment.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Peace Garden
Peace Garden
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Peace Garden
Children will practice mindfulness through a short guided practice, reflect on the practices that support peace, and then will build a "peace garden."
1st grade
Social emotional
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Take a Stand
Take a Stand
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Take a Stand
In this activity, your child will discuss how to stand up for others, and they'll use pipe cleaners to design a symbol that reminds them to stand up for others.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart
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Heart to Heart
In this activity, you and your child will read a story about heartfulness, practice heartfulness by sending kind wishes to others, and draw pictures of those you both love and care for (such as family members, friends, or pets).
1st grade
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