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Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
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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.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
The Power of Words
The Power of Words
Lesson Plan
The Power of Words
Words can uplift others, but they can also cause harm. In this lesson, students will hear the story *Desmond and the Very Mean Word*, and they'll discuss the power of positive and negative words in friendships, school, and community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
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
Social emotional
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 Listening
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Owls hear so well that they can hunt in the dark. Have your students try on their owl ears! In this lesson, students open up their ears to all the sounds around them, close and far away, and go on a sound hunt.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Activity
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
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Activity
Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Using lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, help your child implement kindness and compassion into their interactions with others.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Activity
The Way I Act
The Way I Act
Worksheet
The Way I Act
After reading The Way I Act by Steve Metzger, students can apply what they have learned about making healthy choices by choosing and completing two activities from this choice board.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Forgiveness
Forgiveness
Activity
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
Activity
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
Role-Playing Scenarios
Role-Playing Scenarios
Lesson Plan
Role-Playing Scenarios
In this lesson, students will learn the term "restorative justice." They will discuss the role of restorative justice in the book *What are you staring at?*, and they will brainstorm ways they can bring these practices into the classroom.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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
Empathy Scenarios
Empathy Scenarios
Worksheet
Empathy Scenarios
In this social emotional learning worksheet, young learners will read through four different empathy scenarios in order to think critically about how they would feel if they were in the fictional characters' shoes.
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
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
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
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Sending Kindness Reflection Questions
Sending Kindness Reflection Questions
Worksheet
Sending Kindness Reflection Questions
This worksheet helps students reflect on the practice of sending kindness to themselves and others.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Lesson Plan
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Gabi Garcia's "Listening With My Heart" provides students with an opportunity to reflect on ways to extend themselves compassion all year long. This engaging lesson supports students in understanding what kindness is, as well as how to be kind to themselves and others in their daily lives.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
Worksheet
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
In this worksheet, children practice being mindful of both the outer world and their own inner world as well.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
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
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Deep relaxation in school? Yes, it is possible! Through this process you will guide students to consciously focus on relaxing various body parts, leading to a visualization to help relax their full body mindfully.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
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
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Butterfly Breath
What if you imagine your lungs as wings? In this lesson, a butterfly helps teach students about mindful breathing. Learn to use the butterfly breath in three different ways!
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
I Am Grateful
I Am Grateful
Worksheet
I Am Grateful
This worksheet helps students reflect on the things they are grateful for.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
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.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
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
Social emotional
Lesson Plan