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!
Kindness Lessons & Activities for Grades 3-5
Teach kids to be kind and generous in the classroom with these engaging social-emotional learning lessons and hands-on activities. They will be encouraged to perform random acts of kindness and start a "giving club" at school. #socialemotionlearning #charactereducation #bucketfiller #kindness #socialresponsibility
Friendship Activities and Lessons to Build Classroom Relationships – Proud to be Primary
Teach friendship activities and improve social skills in the classroom with these ideas, such as sharing, taking turns, listening, teamwork, & cooperation.
Kindness Calendars & Classroom Tools
Build kindness your very own "kindness classroom"! This Kindness Classroom challenge pack was created for teachers wanting to build more kindness into each school day. Challenge your students to complete kind acts all year long and keep track on the kindness calendars. Great for social-emotional learning and character education! #kindness #socialemotionallearning #kindnessclassroom #kindnessactivities #charactereducation
Kindness Calendars + More
Kindness Calendars are a wonderful way to encourage intentional acts of kindness. Kids will enjoy the challenge of completing the acts of kindness and will grow socially and emotionally, while others will appreciate the kind gestures. Check them out as part of the social-emotional learning resource "Kindness Classroom" that includes more tools for building kindness into your classroom! #kindness #socialemotionallearning #kindnessclassroom #kindnessactivities #charactereducation
Mindfulness Activities for Kids
Check out this helpful list of mindfulness activities for kids, including yoga, breathing and focus tools, as well as mindful children's books and self-management teaching resources for K-2 and 3-5. #mindfulness #mindfulkids #socialemotionallearning #yoga #calmingstrategies
39 Back to School Activities & Ideas for Teachers – Proud to be Primary
Back to school activities make the beginning of school go smoothly for everyone! Build a sense of community, get organized, and reward positive behavior.
30 Get To Know You Games to Start the School Year
Set a friendly tone in your classroom with these 25 "Get to Know You" games perfect for back to school or when welcoming a new student.
Teaching Empathy in the Classroom
7 kid friendly ideas for teaching empathy in the classroom to build social awareness and community. Teach kids empathy and help them develop and display compassion and social skills through mindful, fun lessons, discussions, and activities. #empathy #kindness #socialskills #classroommanagement #socialemotionallearning