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Back to School Activities Round Up for Social Emotional Learning

Back to School Activities Round Up for Social Emotional Learning

Let’s take the BS out of BTS with my favorite Back to School resources for K-3. These tools will be...

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...

The Power of Classroom Check-Ins for Student Well-Being and Academic Success

The Power of Classroom Check-Ins for Student Well-Being and Academic Success

Beyond the Quiz I remember sitting in my Career Studies class, tapping at the keyboard of my sad beige desktop computer...

Creative Anti-Bullying Activities for Elementary Students and Counseling Groups

Creative Anti-Bullying Activities for Elementary Students and Counseling Groups

If you teach or support primary students, you may have noticed a distinct pattern when you mention the word bully. It...

Putting Emotions Before Academics In Our Primary Classrooms

Putting Emotions Before Academics In Our Primary Classrooms

I was supporting a Kindergarten class earlier this week and within moments of entering the snow-dusted, cootie-filled play area, I...

Creative Random Acts of Kindness Activities for Teachers and Counselors in the Classroom

Creative Random Acts of Kindness Activities for Teachers and Counselors in the Classroom

Whether we’re seeing frequent conflicts, a general lack of enthusiasm for learning, or a lapse in social etiquette, I’ve got...

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

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

If it smells like children and you’re feeling like you put the hag in haggard lately, you might be ready...

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...

7 Deep Breathing Tools that Help Kids Get Calm

7 Deep Breathing Tools that Help Kids Get Calm

Don't forget to read to the end to grab your free deep breathing bracelet exercise for kids! Ever default to,...

How To Set Up a Calm Corner in Your Classroom or Home

How To Set Up a Calm Corner in Your Classroom or Home

In this blog post, we'll talk about why we have calm corners and how we can set one up to...

Mindfulness Picture Books and Read Alouds for Kids

Mindfulness Picture Books and Read Alouds for Kids

Picture Books to Encourage Mindful Kids  Most of us are just trying to stay afloat in a society that praises hustle...

Activities to Teach Kids Conflict Resolution Skills

Activities to Teach Kids Conflict Resolution Skills

Practical Activities to Teach Kids Problem-Solving Skills Picture this: You’ve been having a great day. Debbie didn’t spray her egg salad...

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...

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...