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Mental Health Awareness Month and Children's Mental Health Week Ideas for the Classroom and Counseling

Mental Health Awareness Month and Children's Mental Health Week Ideas for the Classroom and Counseling

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the US and also kicks off Children's Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada. According...

Exciting and Engaging Summer School Activity Ideas to Boost Social-Emotional Learning

Exciting and Engaging Summer School Activity Ideas to Boost Social-Emotional Learning

Whether you're a parent of a primary-aged child or rocking a summer school position (bless your heart), we know how...

9 Fun and Easy DIY Spring Crafts for Kids to Boost Social Emotional Learning

9 Fun and Easy DIY Spring Crafts for Kids to Boost Social Emotional Learning

It’s the changing of the season, which calls for a fresh spring in our step, as we dramatically shed our...

The Benefits of Using Collaborative Mural Posters and Art Projects in the Classroom

The Benefits of Using Collaborative Mural Posters and Art Projects in the Classroom

Hold the phones...  Have you tried collaborative posters with your class, lunch bunch or small counseling group yet?  Collaborative murals...

The Best 100th Day of School SEL Ideas for the Primary Classroom

The Best 100th Day of School SEL Ideas for the Primary Classroom

The 100th day of school is a magnificent milestone each school year. To celebrate the immensity of this accomplishment, we usually assess how big...

Mindful Winter Activities for Kids and Primary Classrooms on a Budget

Mindful Winter Activities for Kids and Primary Classrooms on a Budget

My ideal winter can be described as immobile. Only breaking my hibernation for shopping breaks and to feed the chickadees,...

Benefits of Mindful Coloring for Kids and Counseling Groups

Benefits of Mindful Coloring for Kids and Counseling Groups

I used to think that making it rain coloring pages was a cop out- a lazy, uninspired way of filling gaps...

November Round-Up: The Best of Primary Social-Emotional Learning Tools

November Round-Up: The Best of Primary Social-Emotional Learning Tools

Welcome! You've been hit by the seasonal W-ALL (Wall [noun]: That awkward period between winter and fall when you no longer...