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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...

How to Teach Social Emotional Learning Skills to Kindergarten Students

How to Teach Social Emotional Learning Skills to Kindergarten Students

Teaching social emotional learning skills can come naturally to a Kindergarten teacher who has ample periods and invitations to observe...

The Best YouTube Mindful Breathing Exercises to Calm Anxious Kids

The Best YouTube Mindful Breathing Exercises to Calm Anxious Kids

Making room for pockets of mindfulness in your primary program is a no-brainer. One second- I'm pausing this blog post to...

Summer Countdown SEL Activities Round-Up

Summer Countdown SEL Activities Round-Up

Hello, is it peace you’re looking for? Since we all have such different end dates, but such similar #feels during...

Social Emotional Learning April Activities for the Primary Classroom

Social Emotional Learning April Activities for the Primary Classroom

  Spring is here! And by that I mean dull, dreary weather and a reveal of ghastly little treasures that...

Our Current Top 10 Children's Books for Self-Esteem

Our Current Top 10 Children's Books for Self-Esteem

So you want your child to feel more self-assured. Unfortunately for our quick fix-it minds and weary hearts, higher-order self-confidence comes...

March Activities for Students for Social Emotional Learning in the Primary Classroom

March Activities for Students for Social Emotional Learning in the Primary Classroom

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only reason why we might be feeling a little lucky come March. With spring break...

Social Emotional Learning Games for your Counseling Groups or Lunch Bunch

Social Emotional Learning Games for your Counseling Groups or Lunch Bunch

When it comes to your small counseling or Lunch Bunch groups, social emotional learning games are a phenomenal way of...

Infusing SEL into your STEM Programming

Infusing SEL into your STEM Programming

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and S.E.L (social-emotional learning) go harmoniously like PB and J. By using the two to...

February Round Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools

February Round Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools

  Ah, February. The grueling grind that January brought has finally subsided, leaving you to identify as one of two...

January Round-Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools for Primary Students and Counseling Groups

January Round-Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools for Primary Students and Counseling Groups

  [In a jazzy Michael Bublé croon] It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new year for...

December Round-Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools

December Round-Up: The Best of Social-Emotional Learning Tools

All may not be calm & bright, and they may only be silent at night, but we can do our...

How to Prevent and Handle Tantrums Through Conscious Parenting and Teaching

How to Prevent and Handle Tantrums Through Conscious Parenting and Teaching

Read until the end for your sensory break freebie!  Loud, wildly unpredictable, comes at the absolute worst time and has the...

5 Mindful Parenting Tips for the Holidays

5 Mindful Parenting Tips for the Holidays

From Christmas to birthdays, holidays and mindfulness do not need to be mutually exclusive. Modeling mindfulness during the next big celebration starts...

How to Raise and Teach Confident Kids

How to Raise and Teach Confident Kids

What do growth mindset, positive relationship-building and academic success all have in common? They are all powered by a strong...