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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
The power of gratitude is endless! Research shows that cultivating a gratitude practice can gratitude strengthen relationships, improve physical and emotional well-being, deepen empathy skills, and improve self-esteem. With such wide-spread benefits, how
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Natural Emotions
Natural Emotions
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Natural Emotions
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will learn about emotions and how they change, just like many parts of nature. Then they will spend time outside, exploring and reflecting on what they have learned.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Create an Internal Weather Report
Create an Internal Weather Report
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Create an Internal Weather Report
This activity creatively guides students in reflecting on and understanding what's happening inside of themselves at any given point.
2nd grade
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Be Present with Mindful Movement
Be Present with Mindful Movement
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Be Present with Mindful Movement
A great way to cultivate awareness, focus and attention in the present is through movement. Mindful movement can also decrease stress and anxiety and increase calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Zoo Yoga
Zoo Yoga
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Zoo Yoga
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will hear the story Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids, learn the benefits of yoga, and create their own yoga sequence to teach someone else.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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My Emotions Wheel
My Emotions Wheel
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My Emotions Wheel
Help your child build emotional awareness by creating a wheel full of pictures that make them feel a certain emotion.
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
In this activity, kids will create a peace corner in their bedroom or home and reflect on ways they may use their peace corner through drawing and discussion. 
2nd grade
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Community Mobile
Community Mobile
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Community Mobile
In this activity, your child will explore what it means and how it feels to live in a community.
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Social emotional
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Positive Reminders
Positive Reminders
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Positive Reminders
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will write loving kindness notes to place around the home to serve as a reminder (for themselves and others) to see the goodness within themselves.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Forgiveness
Forgiveness
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Forgiveness
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will practice a mindfulness and forgiveness visualization and write a letter to someone with whom they've had a minor conflict and would like to forgive.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindful Listening
Mindful Listening
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Mindful Listening
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will play a mindful listening game and create a video or skit that teaches others about mindful listening.
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Make a Radio
Make a Radio
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Make a Radio
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will listen to their favorite song and explore how it makes them feel. Then, together you will craft your own cardboard radio!
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Goal Reflections
Goal Reflections
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Goal Reflections
In this social emotional learning activity, kids will reflect on the past goals they've accomplished, then brainstorm new ideas, inventions, or goals they would like to accomplish and make a prototype to help visualize their achievement.
2nd grade
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Interview: My Best Self
Interview: My Best Self
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Interview: My Best Self
In this activity, your child will interview a caring adult or friend to ask them when they have seen them at their best.
2nd grade
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Learning and Teaching Yoga
Learning and Teaching Yoga
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Learning and Teaching Yoga
In this activity, your child will learn about the benefits of yoga and will practice different yoga poses. Then, they will teach someone else three poses and explain how yoga can help us find calmness and ease.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Way I Act
The Way I Act
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The Way I Act
In this activity, your child will write and draw about a time when they acted in ways that illustrated responsibility, kindness, or integrity. They will also reflect on what it felt like to have control over their choices and behaviors.
2nd grade
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Listing the Facts
Listing the Facts
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Listing the Facts
In this activity, your child will explore the differences between facts and opinions. Together, you will go on a scavenger hunt in your home and play the role of detectives in search of facts.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Taking Time to Slow Down
Taking Time to Slow Down
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Taking Time to Slow Down
In this activity, your child will practice mindfulness, choose one thing to do in which they can slow down, and reflect on this experience. You can even try slowing down together!
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
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Mindfulness and the Brain
In this activity, your child will learn about the different parts of the brain and how mindfulness can build connections of calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone
Children will reflect on the importance of diversity and brainstorm ways to support people in their community who may feel alone, researching local organizations that strive to help those people.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Negativity Bias
Negativity Bias
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Negativity Bias
In this activity, you and your child will watch a video and learn how the brain easily remembers negative information, but not always positive. You will practice positivity by writing or drawing pictures of 10 positive things that happened today.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Nature is so generous to us all. How often do we reflect and thank nature? In this activity, children will engage with the classic story, The Giving Tree, and actively practice gratitude in nature for trees and all that trees do for us!
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice
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Restorative Justice
In this lesson, your child will watch a video on restorative justice, and together you will come up with ways your family can use restorative justice at home.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
2nd grade
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