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Managing Emotions
Managing Emotions
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Managing Emotions
Children learn about mindfulness tools that may support them to manage their emotions. Then they will create their own video to teach others these same mindfulness tools.
4th grade
Social emotional
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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
Preschool
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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Create an Internal Weather Report
Create an Internal Weather Report
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Create an Internal Weather Report
This activity creatively guides students in reflecting on and understanding what's happening inside of themselves at any given point.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Create a Peace Treaty
Create a Peace Treaty
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Create a Peace Treaty
In this activity, students will create a peace treaty as a class and come up with guidelines for how they will manage conflict.
4th grade
Social emotional
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My Emotions Wheel
My Emotions Wheel
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My Emotions Wheel
Help your child build emotional awareness by creating a wheel full of pictures that make them feel a certain emotion.
2nd 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.
Kindergarten
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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
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What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
Children will deepen their understanding of global citizenship and create a collage that illustrates all of the ways many communities are connected.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Forgiveness
Forgiveness
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Forgiveness
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will practice a mindfulness and forgiveness visualization and write a letter to someone with whom they've had a minor conflict and would like to forgive.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Others Build My Chain of Strengths
Others Build My Chain of Strengths
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Others Build My Chain of Strengths
In this activity, work with your child to build a chain of strengths, highlighting their individual strengths and unique abilities.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Living with Integrity
Living with Integrity
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Living with Integrity
In this activity, your child will reflect on and write a story about a person who has embodied integrity and honesty in their life.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Nature is so generous to us all. How often do we reflect and thank nature? In this activity, children will engage with the classic story, The Giving Tree, and actively practice gratitude in nature for trees and all that trees do for us!
2nd 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.
Kindergarten
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.
Kindergarten
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!
Kindergarten
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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Find Your Feelings
Find Your Feelings
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Find Your Feelings
In this social emotional learning activity, you will help your child practice mindfulness of emotions, guiding them to create a word search to understand and explain feeling words.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
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Mindfulness and the Brain
In this activity, your child will learn about the different parts of the brain and how mindfulness can build connections of calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone
Children will reflect on the importance of diversity and brainstorm ways to support people in their community who may feel alone, researching local organizations that strive to help those people.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Loveliness in Diversity
Loveliness in Diversity
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Loveliness in Diversity
In this activity, your child will write a poem recognizing and appreciating the beauty inherent in diversity.
4th 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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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