Growth Mindset Activities K-2 - Social Emotional Learning & Character Education
Teach children about their elastic brain, a fixed mindset and growth mindset, perseverance, learning from mistakes, failures, challenges, and the power of YET. Children will make their own ‘Grow Your Brain’ crown and develop a growth mindset through discussions, writing, and hands-on activities. #sel #socialemotionlearning #classroommanagement #charactereducation #socialskills #growthmindset
Back to School Ideas for a Stellar First Week
30 back to school teacher ideas for the classroom. Plan your first days with engaging activities for kids, community building ideas, classroom management tricks, organizational tips, and more! #backtoschool #classroommanagement #classroomorganization #communitybuilding
The Gratitude Lesson for Your Class for which YOU'LL be Grateful
Teaching gratitude in the classroom. Encourage kids to reflect and be thankful by writing in a gratitude journal, reading a children's book, and more activities for Thanksgiving. All kids need practice being grateful! #classroommanagement #gratitude #socialresponsibility #socialemotionallearning #charactereducation
Classroom Expectations: Creating a Classroom Contract – Proud to be Primary
Classroom expectations help students build social responsibility. Try creating a classroom contract together using the children's ideas.
40 Simple Classroom Social Distancing Ideas for Flexible K-3 Teachers
How do you survive teaching with social distancing in K-3? Try these simple classroom socially distant ideas and activities to help you set-up and manage a primary classroom. Find organization ideas for centers, supplies, seating, morning meeting, social-emotional learning, books, and classroom jobs, as well as using online platforms and digital activities and resources. Try these hacks to get your kindergarten, first, second, or third grade classroom kids ready for a successful school year!
Social Emotional Learning SEL DIGITAL 3-5 Curriculum BUNDLE - Google & PPT
Need teaching strategies, lessons, and educational tools for teaching social and emotional skills online or in the classroom? Teach elementary social-emotional learning lessons (kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade) in digital format to strengthen virtual learning, one-to-one classroom instruction, and in-person lessons with kids. Activities are fun, engaging, and ready to use in Google Slides, PowerPoint, and Seesaw.
Simple Social Distancing Tips for Teaching Social-Emotional Learning in K-3
Simple social distancing tips for teaching social-emotional learning effectively in your K-3 classroom. Helpful ideas to guide instruction!
Emotions for Kids: Lessons and Activities to Build Self-Awareness – Proud to be Primary
Teaching emotions for kids is easy with these social emotional learning ideas and activities that teach children about emotions in the classroom.
How to Create a Calm Classroom: 5 Effective Strategies for Elementary Teachers
5 effective strategies to help elementary teachers create a calm, productive classroom. Find ideas on creating a calm corner in the classroom and ideas for making calm down kits for students.
Emotions Book Companion on Children's Book 'The Color Monster'
This emotional awareness book companion resource for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teachers covers popular children’s books on feelings and emotions, including The Color Monster. Build literacy skills and foster a love of books with each story. Have classroom discussions, create an anchor chart, write, and participate fun activities (printable + digital) that teach emotional skills. Great for distance and remote teaching! #childrensbooks #emotions #socialemotionallearning
Self-Regulation Skills Guaranteed to Help Kids in the Classroom – Proud to be Primary
7 important ideas for teaching self-regulation skills in the classroom: Help your students to develop self-control and self-esteem!
28 Social Emotional Activities that Support Distance Learning at Home
Social-emotional learning activities and lessons for kids can support distance learning at home. Use the ideas in this article to support your lessons for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade online and encourage families to make social-emotional development a priority at home. Grab your free copy of the SEL distance learning pack and editable calendar and children's SEL book list to support kids and their social-emotional needs! #socialemotionallearning #distancelearning
Kindness Activities for Every Good Classroom
6 ideas for teaching kindness in the classroom. Encourage kindness through setting goals, random acts of kindness challenge, book ideas, and lesson suggestions. Includes FREE kindness awards! #classroommanagement #socialskills #socialemotionallearning #charactereducation #kindnessactivities
Social-Emotional Learning: Online Resources for Teachers and Parents
This list of social-emotional learning online resources provides teachers with meaningful online tools to share with parents and use for distance learning, homeschooling, and 1:1 classroom learning. Try some of the online games and SEL activities. There are lots of teaching tips for character education and SEL lessons!
Morning Meeting Ideas and Routines for K-3
Check out the morning meeting ideas with ready-for-you greetings, questions for sharing, activities, games, and messages. Grab a FREE week of powerpoint morning meeting slides to simplify your routine and build social-emotional skills in Kindergarten, first grade, or second grade! Morning meetings are a wonderful time to spend with your class, build relationships, and get ready for the day. #morningmeeting #socialemotionallearning #responsiveclassroom #socialskills #classroommeeting
Question of the Day Board
Need a fun classroom management activity to get kids focused and ready for the day? Teachers can set-up a DIY Question of the Day board with a drip pan and a few simple materials. Kids will love reading the different questions posted each school day!