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The Way I Act
The Way I Act
Lesson Plan
The Way I Act
In this lesson, students will hear the story "The Way I Act" and complete two activities connected to the story. They will practice mindful breathing and explore how to have more control over their bodies, behaviors, emotions, and choices.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
My Emotions Wheel
My Emotions Wheel
Activity
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
Activity
I Like Myself
I Like Myself
Lesson Plan
I Like Myself
Students will explore self-esteem through the book *I Like Myself* by Karen Beaumont. They will write secret kindness notes to others and to themselves, and reflect on how self-esteem can support connection with oneself and the community.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
My Many Colored Days
My Many Colored Days
Lesson Plan
My Many Colored Days
In this lesson, students will read the story *My Many Colored Days* by Dr. Seuss, and reflect on the many different feelings we may experience. They will use body maps to color in where they may feel different emotions in their body.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
Worksheet
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
Children draw inspiration from the butterfly as they practice mindful breathing, then design a mindful breathing technique of their own.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
What happens when students explore their senses on the inside? This lesson encourages students to look at, listen to, and feel what is happening on the inside through practicing mindfulness.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Special Talents
Special Talents
Lesson Plan
Special Talents
In this lesson, students will work in groups and cut out pictures to make a collage that encapsulates their greatest strengths and talents. The class will compile all their collages to showcase their talents.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
Lesson Plan
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Lovely* and work in small groups to create a book or a symbol of appreciation for others' differences. Students will consider how appreciating differences supports community and relationships.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Be Present with Mindful Movement
Be Present with Mindful Movement
Activity
Be Present with Mindful Movement
A great way to cultivate awareness, focus and attention in the present is through movement. Mindful movement can also decrease stress and anxiety and increase calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
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.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
My Special Talents
My Special Talents
Worksheet
My Special Talents
With this worksheet, students will brainstorm and think of the many talents they have. Then they'll cut out images or draw pictures to create a collage that encapsulates their greatest strengths and talents.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Drawn Together
Drawn Together
Lesson Plan
Drawn Together
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Drawn Together* and create a Diversity Board. They will consider how appreciating each other's differences in school supports relationships and community.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Natural Emotions
Natural Emotions
Activity
Natural Emotions
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will learn about emotions and how they change, just like many parts of nature. Then they will spend time outside, exploring and reflecting on what they have learned.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
I Am Human
I Am Human
Lesson Plan
I Am Human
Deliberate practice of gratitude is a powerful way to grow happiness and build resilience. In this lesson, students will create a book as a way of reflecting on being human and practicing gratitude.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Zoo Yoga
Zoo Yoga
Activity
Zoo Yoga
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will hear the story Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids, learn the benefits of yoga, and create their own yoga sequence to teach someone else.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
Lesson Plan
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What makes an excellent leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and design a video that informs others of what it means to be a positive leader.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Activity
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. 
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
Activity
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
Activity
Acts of Kindness Challenge
Acts of Kindness Challenge
Worksheet
Acts of Kindness Challenge
Use this worksheet to have students participate in an Acts of Kindness Challenge, in which they will choose and perform various kind deeds in their classroom and school.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Lesson Plan
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
In this lesson, students will explore phrases related to growth mindset through the eyes of basketball player Michael Jordan. They will hear a story about Jordan overcoming his self-doubts and reflect on ways they can approach challenges.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Soaking in the Good
Soaking in the Good
Lesson Plan
Soaking in the Good
In this lesson, students will explore how sadness, loneliness, gratitude, connection, and love feel in their bodies. They will also learn about negativity bias and practice “soaking in the good” by savoring positive feelings.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
Activity
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
Activity
Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
Worksheet
Mindfulness and the Brain
This informational worksheet teaches children that when they practice mindfulness, they are able to calm the amygdala and access their prefrontal cortex to make healthy choices.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mindful Listening Game
Mindful Listening Game
Worksheet
Mindful Listening Game
Mindful listening can be a wonderful tool and can also be a fun game! This social emotional learning worksheet guides your child to create a skit or video that explains mindful listening and guides viewers in a mindful listening game.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Yoga for Kids: Mountain Pose
Yoga for Kids: Mountain Pose
Worksheet
Yoga for Kids: Mountain Pose
In this worksheet, Roly demonstrates the Mountain Pose. Kids can color in the picture, and practice this yoga pose along with him.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet