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Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
Lesson Plan
Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
Circle up! In this lesson, students will use the circle structure to explore how they can grow kindness inside of themselves and in others.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Mindful Movement
Mindfulness: Mindful Movement
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Mindful Movement
Imagine wild animals teaching students to walk mindfully, and camoflauge teaching about stillness. This lesson takes a cue from animal adaptations as students practice walking and pausing mindfully.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
Lesson Plan
Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
In this lesson, students will have fun, calm themselves down, and settle into the present moment through a fun activity called "animal breaths." This lesson also explores what it means to pay attention and be present.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
My Magical Breath
My Magical Breath
Lesson Plan
My Magical Breath
In this lesson, students will learn how their breath can be their greatest friend. They will practice and learn how to use their breath when they feel tense or overwhelmed, just like a magical tool!
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Range of Emotions
Range of Emotions
Worksheet
Range of Emotions
This social emotional learning resource is a great tool to open up discussion around mindfulness, such as how to recognize and manage certain kinds of emotions and different feeling words that can be used to describe emotional states. 
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Calm Down Bottle
Calm Down Bottle
Worksheet
Calm Down Bottle
Getting too worked up? Use a calm down bottle to relax. This worksheet helps students reflect on how they could use their calm down bottle.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Kindness Counts
Kindness Counts
Activity
Kindness Counts
Caring for ourselves and others can build connections and a greater sense of love. In this activity, children reflect on what it means to be caring and to show kindness to others through drawing and performing a kind act of their choosing.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
Lesson Plan
Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
In this lesson, students will discuss, generate a list, and practice appropriate activities that may improve the way they feel. Students will engage in a gratitude practice and learn strategies for changing their mood.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Things I Like About Me
Things I Like About Me
Activity
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
Activity
Communication Cards for Young Children
Communication Cards for Young Children
Worksheet
Communication Cards for Young Children
Use these communication cards to support your child in choosing their preferred method of communicating with friends, family, and peers.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Worksheet
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
In this worksheet, children grow roots, branches, and leaves as they practice deep relaxation — then design a relaxation technique of their own.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Five Finger Breathing
Five Finger Breathing
Activity
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
Activity
Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Activity
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
Activity
Patterns in Nature
Patterns in Nature
Activity
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
Activity
Mindful Eating
Mindful Eating
Worksheet
Mindful Eating
This worksheet helps students reflect on a mindful eating experience.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Expressing Our Feelings
Expressing Our Feelings
Lesson Plan
Expressing Our Feelings
In this lesson, students will identify and practice different ways emotions can be expressed through faces, gestures, and movements. They'll also learn how to practice mindful breathing to manage strong emotions and self-regulate.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
At-Home Scavenger Hunt for Young Learners
At-Home Scavenger Hunt for Young Learners
Worksheet
At-Home Scavenger Hunt for Young Learners
Children will search in and around their home for a list of items, checking off each item as they go, and drawing a picture of their favorite items.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Understanding Others
Understanding Others
Worksheet
Understanding Others
A great tool for kindergarteners and first grade students, this social emotional worksheet will help children begin to understand others (friends, classmates, family members) and consider different perspectives.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
THINK for Kind Talking
THINK for Kind Talking
Activity
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
Activity
Emotions Are Like the Weather
Emotions Are Like the Weather
Worksheet
Emotions Are Like the Weather
Use the Emotions Are Like the Weather worksheet to help students understand that emotions are natural and always changing, just like the weather.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Exploring Emotions
Exploring Emotions
Lesson Plan
Exploring Emotions
Emotions are natural and temporary, just like passing clouds, rain, or the shining sun. In this lesson, students learn how to be mindful of their emotions and discuss how emotions change, just like the weather.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Chalk Walk Choice Board
Chalk Walk Choice Board
Worksheet
Chalk Walk Choice Board
Spread some encouragement around the neighborhood with this creative choice board in which children choose affirmations to draw on the sidewalk with chalk.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Movement and Calm Breaks
Movement and Calm Breaks
Activity
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
Activity
Superhero Senses
Superhero Senses
Lesson Plan
Superhero Senses
In this lesson, students will learn about their superpower sense of listening and speaking by listening and responding to questions with kindness, attention, and mindfulness.
1st grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Peace
Learning How to Practice Peace
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Peace
In this lesson, students will learn how to practice peace when they feel hurt or have a disagreement. These steps can be followed whenever conflict arises in the classroom.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan